Elbit Systems Ltd. (ESLT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2013


Elbit Systems Ltd. ( ESLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ESLT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that ESLT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.43, the dividend yield is 8.48%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ESLT was $42.43, representing a -3.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.99 and a 43.49% increase over the 52 week low of $29.57.

ESLT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). ESLT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.19. Zacks Investment Research reports ESLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11.68%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.

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

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

  • iShares MSCI Israel Capped Investable Market Index Fund ( EIS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EIS with an increase of 11.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ESLT at 1.71%.

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: EIS , ESLT , FLR , LMT

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