Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2014


Alliant Techsystems Inc. ( ATK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ATK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.08% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ATK was $133.51, representing a -8.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $145.16 and a 108.25% increase over the 52 week low of $64.11.

ATK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). ATK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.79. Zacks Investment Research reports ATK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 39.03%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.

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

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

  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX )
  • Schwab International Small-Cap Equity ETF ( SCHC )
  • Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF ( FNDC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 9.92% over the last 100 days. FNY has the highest percent weighting of ATK at 1.35%.

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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