AT&T Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 08, 2013 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.45 per share scheduled for February 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of T was $35.02,
representing a -9.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.58 and
a 20.68% increase over the 52 week low of $29.02.
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 $.77. Zacks Investment Research reports T's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.2%, compared to an industry
average of .3%.
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:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology (
- iShares Trust Morningstar L V I (
- iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund (
- iShares High Dividend Equity Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an increase of
3.13% over the last 100 days. XLK has the highest percent weighting
of T at 7.46%.