Post Properties, Inc. (PPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2012


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Post Properties, Inc. ( PPS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PPS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $49.73, the dividend yield is 2.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPS was $49.73, representing a -6.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.98 and a 18.55% increase over the 52 week low of $41.95.

PPS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). PPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports PPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 41.84%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PPS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PPS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PPS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 Index -- ( SLY )
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund ( IJR )
  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ( PRFZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRFZ with an increase of 9.01% over the last 100 days. PSCF has the highest percent weighting of PPS at 2.8%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AMT , IJR , PPS , PRFZ , PSCF , SLY , SPG

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