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Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

Boston Properties, Inc. ( BXP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 18.18% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of BXP was $100.92, representing a -13.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $117 and a 2.02% increase over the 52 week low of $98.92.

BXP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). BXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports BXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.24%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to BXP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have BXP as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Index Fund ( FNIO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNIO with an increase of 8.98% over the last 100 days. ICF has the highest percent weighting of BXP at 5.22%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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