Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2012

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Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for December 19, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CSCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 133.33% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current stock price of $18.48, the dividend yield is 9.09%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSCO was $18.48, representing a -13.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.30 and a 23.53% 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 $1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports CSCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.88%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.

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 )
  • PowerShares Active Mega Cap Fund ( PMA )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Networking ( PXQ )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund ( IGM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of 7.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSCO at 8.29%.



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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