AVX Corporation (AVX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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AVX Corporation ( AVX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0875 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AVX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $12.04, the dividend yield is 2.91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVX was $12.04, representing a -1.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.18 and a 32.16% increase over the 52 week low of $9.11.

AVX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ABB Ltd ( ABB ) and Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ). AVX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.37. Zacks Investment Research reports AVX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.67%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.


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

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

  • First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge U.S. Liquid Series Index Fund ( QCLN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QCLN with an increase of 33.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AVX at 3.74%.



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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