Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $1.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased SPG stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $179.96, the dividend yield is 2.56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPG was $179.96,
representing a -0.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $180.85 and
a 26.66% increase over the 52 week low of $142.08.
SPG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
) and Public Storage (
). SPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.47. Zacks Investment Research reports SPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.03%, compared to an
industry average of 4.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to SPG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SPG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Index Fund (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- Vanguard REIT ETF (
- First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTL with an increase of
20.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SPG at 22.84%.