Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 19, 2012


Alliant Techsystems Inc. ( ATK ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share scheduled for December 13, 2012. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $57.8, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ATK was $57.8, representing a -8.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.95 and a 34.17% 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 $7.53. Zacks Investment Research reports ATK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.58%, compared to an industry average of 5%.

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

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Earnings

Referenced Stocks: ATK , FLR , LMT

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