Alliant Techsystems Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27,
2013. Shareholders who purchased ATK stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that ATK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $78.84, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ATK was $78.84,
representing a -0.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.27 and
a 83.01% 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 (
) and Fluor Corporation (
). ATK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.32. Zacks Investment Research reports ATK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.38%, compared to an
industry average of -.3%.
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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 (
- First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXR with an increase of
16.13% over the last 100 days. XAR has the highest percent
weighting of ATK at 4.54%.