ADT Corporation (ADT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 28, 2014

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ADT Corporation ( ADT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ADT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 60% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $29.63, the dividend yield is 2.7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ADT was $29.63, representing a -35.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.05 and a 6.09% increase over the 52 week low of $27.93.

ADT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and United Rentals, Inc. ( URI ). ADT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.83. Zacks Investment Research reports ADT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.34%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ADT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
  • First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FAB )
  • First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FEX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXR with an increase of 7.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ADT at 1.76%.



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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