Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.132 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased A stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $57.23, the dividend yield is .92%.

The previous trading day's last sale of A was $57.23, representing a -1.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.94 and a 44.37% increase over the 52 week low of $39.64.

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 $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports A's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.52%, compared to an industry average of -10.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare ( PTH )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHG with an increase of 9.88% over the last 100 days. PTH has the highest percent weighting of A at 2.56%.



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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