AMTEK, Inc. (AME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 12, 2013


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AMTEK, Inc. ( AME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AME stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AME has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AME was $42.05, representing a -1.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.61 and a 40.82% increase over the 52 week low of $29.86.

AME is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). AME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports AME's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.51%, compared to an industry average of -.8%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to AME through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AME as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Global Nuclear Energy Portfolio (PKN)
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJK )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund ( IJH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJH with an increase of 14.09% over the last 100 days. PKN has the highest percent weighting of AME at 2.69%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AME , IJH , IJK , IVOG , MDYG , NOV , PCP

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