Arbitron Inc. (ARB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 12, 2013

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Arbitron Inc. ( ARB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 35th quarter that ARB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $47.55, the dividend yield is .84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARB was $47.55, representing a -0.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.56 and a 37.27% increase over the 52 week low of $34.64.

ARB is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and ADT Corporation ( ADT ). ARB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.95. Zacks Investment Research reports ARB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.2%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ARB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ( IESM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IESM with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ARB at 1.81%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: ADT , ARB , IESM , PAYX

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