ESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 02, 2013

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ESCO Technologies Inc. ( ESE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ESE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that ESE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.23, the dividend yield is .96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ESE was $33.23, representing a -21.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.42 and a 9.85% increase over the 52 week low of $30.25.

ESE is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). ESE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports ESE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -25.14%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

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

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

  • First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index ( GRID ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GRID with an increase of 12.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ESE at 4.05%.



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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