American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $75.82, the dividend yield is 1.42%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AMT was $75.82, representing a -11.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.26 and a 16.22% increase over the 52 week low of $65.24.
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 $1.47.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AMT Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to AMT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AMT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund ( FTY )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund ( IYR )
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
- PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP )
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 10.35% over the last 100 days. FTY has the highest percent weighting of AMT at 6.27%.
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