Apple Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $3.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AAPL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that AAPL has paid the same
The previous trading day's last sale of AAPL was $508.79,
representing a -11.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $575.14
and a 32.12% increase over the 52 week low of $385.10.
AAPL is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as International Business Machines Corporation (
) and Hewlett-Packard Company (
). AAPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $40.32. Zacks Investment Research reports AAPL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.01%, compared to an
industry average of 8%.
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has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAPL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAPL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Large Growth Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology (
- Vanguard Information Technology ETF (
- iShares S&P Global Technology Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYW with an increase of
8.26% over the last 100 days. JKE has the highest percent weighting
of AAPL at 9.71%.