Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 01, 2014

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Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 01, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CSCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.76% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $22.33, the dividend yield is 3.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSCO was $22.33, representing a -15.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.49 and a 11.76% increase over the 52 week low of $19.98.

CSCO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Juniper Networks, Inc. ( JNPR ) and F5 Networks, Inc. ( FFIV ). CSCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports CSCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -1.99%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CSCO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Network Index Fund ( IGN )
  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI First Trust NASDAQ Technol ( TDIV )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Networking ( PXQ )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology ( XLK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of 14.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSCO at 8.42%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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