Preferred Apartment Communities About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/26/13, Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (APTS) APTS will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.145, payable on 4/22/13. As a percentage of APTS's recent stock price of $9.80, this dividend works out to approximately 1.48%, so look for shares of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. to trade 1.48% lower — all else being equal — when APTS shares open for trading on 3/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for APTS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.145 declared by Preferred Apartment Communities Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from APTS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.92% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Friday trading, Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.

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