) -- The ex-dividend date for

Post Properties



) is tomorrow, March 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $37.82 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%.

The average volume for Post has been 335,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Post has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the


sector and

real estate

industry. Shares are up 3.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Post Properties, Inc., a real estate investments trust (REIT), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, ownership, and management of multifamily apartment communities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.2.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Post as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full

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