American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.22 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased AEO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-86.34% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $20.87, the dividend yield is 4.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AEO was $20.87,
representing a -12.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.94 and
a 66.96% increase over the 52 week low of $12.50.
AEO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. (
) and Gap, Inc. (
). AEO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.94. Zacks Investment Research reports AEO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 63%, compared to an industry
average of 17.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to AEO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AEO as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of
2.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AEO at 2.95%.