Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (BWS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2012

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Brown Shoe Company, Inc. ( BWS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased BWS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that BWS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.52, the dividend yield is 1.51%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BWS was $18.52, representing a -5.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.64 and a 125.85% increase over the 52 week low of $8.20.

BWS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) and Wolverine World Wide, Inc. ( WWW ). BWS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.33. Zacks Investment Research reports BWS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 54.57%, compared to an industry average of 9%.


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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RZV with an increase of 10.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BWS at 1.73%.



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: BWS , NKE , RZV , WWW , XRT

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