Destination Maternity Corporation (DEST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2013


Destination Maternity Corporation ( DEST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DEST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DEST has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.5, the dividend yield is 2.46%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DEST was $30.5, representing a -7.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.98 and a 48.06% increase over the 52 week low of $20.60.

DEST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). DEST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.79. Zacks Investment Research reports DEST's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.76%, compared to an industry average of -2.8%.

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

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

  • PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio ( DWAS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of 11.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DEST at 0.62%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: DEST , DWAS , GPS , TJX News News

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