Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

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Alliant Techsystems Inc. ( ATK ) 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 ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). 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%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • 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 16.13% over the last 100 days. XAR has the highest percent weighting of ATK at 4.54%.



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 , XAR

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