Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.695 per share scheduled for January 31,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MAA stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5.3% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAA was $65.65,
representing a -6.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.22 and
a 13.27% increase over the 52 week low of $57.96.
MAA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). MAA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.52. Zacks Investment Research reports MAA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 13.32%, compared to an
industry average of 6.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MAA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap 600 G (
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund (
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOG with an increase of
9.08% over the last 100 days. PSCF has the highest percent
weighting of MAA at 2.46%.