Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2014

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Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $60.4, the dividend yield is 1.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSC was $60.4, representing a -7.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.52 and a 29.06% increase over the 52 week low of $46.80.

CSC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ). CSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.43. Zacks Investment Research reports CSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 15.91%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.

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

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

  • First Trust Technology AlphaDEX ( FXL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXL with an increase of 8.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSC at 1.9%.



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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