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American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 19, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $73.92, the dividend yield is 1.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AMT was $73.92, representing a -13.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.26 and a 8.88% increase over the 52 week low of $67.89.
AMT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). AMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6.
Interested in gaining exposure to AMT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AMT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
- iShares Real Estate 50 ETF ( FTY )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund ( IYR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSR with an decrease of -8.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AMT at 6.2%.