Apple Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 07, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $2.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AAPL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that AAPL has paid the same
The previous trading day's last sale of AAPL was $442.32,
representing a -37.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $705.07
and a 1.68% increase over the 52 week low of $435.
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 $44.1. Zacks Investment Research reports AAPL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.2%, compared to an industry
average of 4.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AAPL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAPL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund (
- Vanguard Information Technology ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology (
- PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (
- iShares S&P Global Technology Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IXN with an decrease of
-2.31% over the last 100 days. IYW has the highest percent
weighting of AAPL at 21.04%.