ABB Ltd (ABB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2013

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ABB Ltd ( ABB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.7378 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.16% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABB was $22.9, representing a -2.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.37 and a 50.07% increase over the 52 week low of $15.26.

ABB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ) and Amphenol Corporation ( APH ). ABB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.17. Zacks Investment Research reports ABB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.25%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ABB Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ABB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ABB as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Global Emerging Markets Infrastructure ( PXR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXR with an increase of 0.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ABB at 3.33%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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