Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2013

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Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that CSC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $50.01, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSC was $50.01, representing a -8.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.80 and a 65.87% increase over the 52 week low of $30.15.

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 $6.93. Zacks Investment Research reports CSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 26.72%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

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:

  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DEF with an increase of 0.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSC at 1.05%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ADP , CSC , DEF , YHOO

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