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EPR Properties (EPR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

EPR Properties ( EPR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EPR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EPR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.61, the dividend yield is 6.44%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EPR was $46.61, representing a -4.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.92 and a 16.41% increase over the 52 week low of $40.04.

EPR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). EPR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports EPR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 13.52%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF ( KBWY )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWY with an increase of 5.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EPR at 3.19%.

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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