Post Properties, Inc. ( PPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PPS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $58.23, the dividend yield is 3.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPS was $58.23, representing a -8.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.78 and a 15.68% increase over the 52 week low of $50.34.
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 $3.47. Zacks Investment Research reports PPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 22.58%, compared to an industry average of 9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PPS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PPS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Financials Portfolio ( PSCF )
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV )
- iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Growth ETF ( IJT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCF with an decrease of -1.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PPS at 1.84%.
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