Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2013


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Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that CSC has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSC was $50.5, representing a -0.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.52 and a 127.63% increase over the 52 week low of $22.19.

CSC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Infosys Limited ( INFY ) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ). CSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.34. Zacks Investment Research reports CSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 40.63%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.

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:

  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Technology ( PTF )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 15.48% over the last 100 days. PWC has the highest percent weighting of CSC at 2.65%.

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