AGCO Corporation (AGCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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AGCO Corporation ( AGCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 900% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGCO was $54.44, representing a -0.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.66 and a 42.92% increase over the 52 week low of $38.09.

AGCO is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). AGCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.29. Zacks Investment Research reports AGCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.48%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM )
  • N/A ( NOMO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYV with an increase of 15.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AGCO at 0.83%.



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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