Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 28, 2013

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased A stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of A was $41.82, representing a -9.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.28 and a 18.4% increase over the 52 week low of $35.32.

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 $3.12. Zacks Investment Research reports A's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.14%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.

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:

  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • N/A (QLT)
  • Pax MSCI North America ESG Index ETF (NASI).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FIW with an increase of 19.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of A at 3.82%.



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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Referenced Stocks: A , ABB , APH , FIW , PXMG

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