Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EMR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.5% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of EMR was $57.5, representing a -1.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.30 and a 31.93% increase over the 52 week low of $43.59.

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 2013 as 5.97%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.

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:

  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • PowerShares Global Nuclear Portfolio ( PKN )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of 15.78% over the last 100 days. FIW has the highest percent weighting of EMR at 3.97%.



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 , FIW , GE , PKN , PRN , SI , VIS , XLI

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