Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. ( APTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 11, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased APTS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.86% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $10.58, the dividend yield is 6.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of APTS was $10.58, representing a -9.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.69 and a 29.82% increase over the 52 week low of $8.15.
APTS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). APTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.53.