Post Properties, Inc. ( PPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PPS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPS was $47.6, representing a -10.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.98 and a 7.23% increase over the 52 week low of $44.39.
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 $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports PPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .13%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.
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 )
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( VIOG )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJT )
- iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund ( JKK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJT with an increase of 15.49% over the last 100 days. PSCF has the highest percent weighting of PPS at 2.26%.
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