Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013


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Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013. 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 $57.82, the dividend yield is 2.84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EMR was $57.82, representing a -1.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.67 and a 32.66% 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 $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports EMR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.48%, compared to an industry average of 18.4%.

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 )
  • PowerShares Global Nuclear Energy Portfolio (PKN)
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of 21.08% over the last 100 days. FIW has the highest percent weighting of EMR at 3.95%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: EMR , FIW , GE , PRN , SI , VIS , XLI

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