DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2013


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DST Systems, Inc. ( DST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DST has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $72.05, the dividend yield is 1.67%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DST was $72.05, representing a -2.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.97 and a 42.65% increase over the 52 week low of $50.51.

DST is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Infosys Limited ( INFY ). DST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.5. Zacks Investment Research reports DST's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.37%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.

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

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

  • First Trust Technology AlphaDEX ( FXL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXL with an increase of 10.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DST at 2.02%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: ADP , DST , FXL , INFY

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