AT&T Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased T stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.27% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $37.91, the dividend yield is 4.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of T was $37.91,
representing a -1.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.58 and
a 26.58% increase over the 52 week low of $29.95.
T is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and Verizon Communications Inc. (
). T's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports T's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.93%, compared to an
industry average of -2.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to T through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have T as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund (
- iShares High Dividend Equity Fund (
- Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (
- iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is HDV with an increase of
11.57% over the last 100 days. FDL has the highest percent
weighting of T at 9.87%.