Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

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Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EMR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EMR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.22, the dividend yield is 2.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EMR was $68.22, representing a -3.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.66 and a 27.7% increase over the 52 week low of $53.42.

EMR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as General Electric Company ( GE ) and Siemens AG ( SI ). EMR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.79. Zacks Investment Research reports EMR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.89%, compared to an industry average of 14.4%.

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

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

  • PowerShares DWA Industrials Momentum Portfolio ( PRN )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RGI with an increase of 7.97% over the last 100 days. PRN has the highest percent weighting of EMR at 2.73%.



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: EMR , GE , SI , PRN , XLI , VIS , IYJ , RGI

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