Cummins Inc. (CMI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2013

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Cummins Inc. ( CMI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CMI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CMI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMI was $118.73, representing a -8.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $129.51 and a 44.44% increase over the 52 week low of $82.20.

CMI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). CMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.73. Zacks Investment Research reports CMI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.77%, compared to an industry average of -12.8%.

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

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

  • First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund ( FDV )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
  • First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FEX )
  • First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FAB )
  • Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDD with an increase of 19.48% over the last 100 days. FDV has the highest percent weighting of CMI at 2.15%.

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