Alcoa Inc. (AA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 09, 2013

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Alcoa Inc. ( AA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that AA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.64, the dividend yield is 1.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AA was $8.64, representing a -12.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.93 and a 9.37% increase over the 52 week low of $7.90.

AA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). AA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports AA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 100.26%, compared to an industry average of 16.4%.

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

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

  • N/A (ALUM)
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP )
  • N/A ( NOMO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CHEP with an increase of 7.31% over the last 100 days. ALUM has the highest percent weighting of AA at 9.94%.



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: AA , CHEP , NOMO , NOV , PCP , XME

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