Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2012

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Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that CSC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.91, the dividend yield is 2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSC was $39.91, representing a -1.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.63 and a 79.9% increase over the 52 week low of $22.19.

CSC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Infosys Limited ( INFY ). CSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$8.89. Zacks Investment Research reports CSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.95%, compared to an industry average of 18%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 20.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSC at 2.14%.



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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Referenced Stocks: ADP , CSC , EZM , INFY , RPV

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