Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for January 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased A stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that A has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.05, the dividend yield is .97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of A was $41.05, representing a -11.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.28 and a 21.06% increase over the 52 week low of $33.91.

A is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ABB Ltd ( ABB ) and Amphenol Corporation ( APH ). A's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.26. Zacks Investment Research reports A's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.68%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.

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

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

  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Quality Fund (QLT).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QLT with an decrease of -7.37% over the last 100 days.



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