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Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (ASCA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

Posted
11/26/2012 9:00:00 AM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:ASCA;LVS;MAR

Ameristar Casinos, Inc. ( ASCA ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ASCA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ASCA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.8, the dividend yield is 2.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASCA was $18.8, representing a -19.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.47 and a 25% increase over the 52 week low of $15.04.

ASCA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Marriot International ( MAR ). ASCA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.42. Zacks Investment Research reports ASCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 22.46%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.

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