Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2013

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Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EMR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EMR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $62.5, the dividend yield is 2.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EMR was $62.5, representing a -0.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.70 and a 32.7% increase over the 52 week low of $47.10.

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 $2.05. Zacks Investment Research reports EMR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.56%, compared to an industry average of 19.7%.

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of 9.83% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting of EMR at 2.75%.



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 , IYJ , PRN , SI , SPHQ , VIS , XLI

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