Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Dick's Sporting Goods Inc ( DKS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $2 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased DKS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1500% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $49.28, the dividend yield is 48.7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DKS was $49.28, representing a -9.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.24 and a 43.17% increase over the 52 week low of $34.42.

DKS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). DKS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.16. Zacks Investment Research reports DKS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.76%, compared to an industry average of 15.9%.

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



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