Post Properties, Inc. (PPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 30, 2013

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Post Properties, Inc. ( PPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. 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 $45.53, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPS was $45.53, representing a -13.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.57 and a 7.31% increase over the 52 week low of $42.43.

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 $1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports PPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.47%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PPS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Financials Portfolio ( PSCF )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( VIOG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOG with an increase of 12.43% over the last 100 days. PSCF has the highest percent weighting of PPS at 1.74%.

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 Symbols: AMT , PPS , PSCF , SPG , VIOG

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