DST Systems, Inc. (DST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 24, 2013

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DST Systems, Inc. ( DST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $69.2, the dividend yield is 1.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DST was $69.2, representing a -4.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.35 and a 44.53% increase over the 52 week low of $47.88.

DST is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ). DST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.9. Zacks Investment Research reports DST's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.8%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Software ( PSJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSJ with an increase of 10.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DST at 2.77%.



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: ADP , DST , PSJ , YHOO

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