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Post Properties, Inc. (PPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2012

Post Properties, Inc. ( PPS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PPS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $49.73, the dividend yield is 2.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPS was $49.73, representing a -6.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.98 and a 18.55% increase over the 52 week low of $41.95.

PPS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). PPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports PPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 41.84%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 Index -- ( SLY )
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund ( IJR )
  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ( PRFZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRFZ with an increase of 9.01% over the last 100 days. PSCF has the highest percent weighting of PPS at 2.8%.

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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