Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 01, 2013

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Alliant Techsystems Inc. ( ATK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ATK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of ATK was $65.9, representing a -2.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.78 and a 52.97% increase over the 52 week low of $43.08.

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 $7.95. Zacks Investment Research reports ATK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.15%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.


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

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 Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXR with an increase of 13.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ATK at 1.84%.



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: ATK , FLR , FNK , FNX , FXR , LMT

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