Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2013

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Autoliv, Inc. ( ALV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ALV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that ALV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $82.58, the dividend yield is 2.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALV was $82.58, representing a -2.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.73 and a 50.91% increase over the 52 week low of $54.72.

ALV is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Magna International, Inc. ( MGA ). ALV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.41. Zacks Investment Research reports ALV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.75%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ALV Dividend History page.

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

  • iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund ( EWG )
  • iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF ( EUFN )
  • iShares MSCI EMU Index Fund ( EZU )
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Financials ETF ( AXFN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EUFN with an increase of 16% over the last 100 days. EWG has the highest percent weighting of ALV at 6.79%.



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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: ALV , AXFN , EUFN , EWG , EZU , HON , MGA

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