Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 01, 2013


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Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CSCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 112.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $24.63, the dividend yield is 2.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSCO was $24.63, representing a -1.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.98 and a 64.64% increase over the 52 week low of $14.96.

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 $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports CSCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.7%, compared to an industry average of -2.3%.

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

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 )
  • N/A (PMA)
  • PowerShares Dynamic Networking ( PXQ )
  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 13.08% over the last 100 days. IGN has the highest percent weighting of CSCO at 8.83%.

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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