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) -- The ex-dividend date for

Post Properties Inc



) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $37.26 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%.

The average volume for Post has been 632,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Post has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the


sector and

real estate

industry. Shares are up 1.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 16.9, below the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 56.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Post as a


. 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 compelling growth in net income. 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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