Diageo plc (DEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014

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Diageo plc ( DEO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.298584 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DEO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -27.56% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of DEO was $127.04, representing a -5.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $134.08 and a 13.56% increase over the 52 week low of $111.87.

DEO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). Zacks Investment Research reports DEO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.79%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

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

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

  • BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
  • PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of 8.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DEO at 2.12%.



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: DEO , KO , BUD , ADRU , PID

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