Alliant Techsystems Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 30, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ATK stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that ATK has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $98.06, the dividend yield is 1.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ATK was $98.06,
representing a -5.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $103.77 and
a 104.29% increase over the 52 week low of $48.
ATK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation (
) and Fluor Corporation (
). ATK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.4. Zacks Investment Research reports ATK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.87%, compared to an
industry average of 2.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ATK through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ATK as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- Schwab International Small-Cap Equity ETF (
- First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of
19.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ATK at 4.99%.