Macerich Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.58 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MAC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 5.45% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAC was $61.62,
representing a -1.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.83 and
a 15.87% increase over the 52 week low of $53.18.
MAC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). MAC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.49. Zacks Investment Research reports MAC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -15.48%, compared to an
industry average of 2.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MAC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Index Fund (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJJ with an increase of
11.21% over the last 100 days. RTL has the highest percent
weighting of MAC at 7.04%.