Exelis Inc. (XLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013

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Exelis Inc. ( XLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1033 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XLS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that XLS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.32, the dividend yield is 2.7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of XLS was $15.32, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.65 and a 54.2% increase over the 52 week low of $9.94.

XLS is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). XLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.56. Zacks Investment Research reports XLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.11%, compared to an industry average of .2%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF ( CSD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CSD with an increase of 11.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of XLS at 5.25%.



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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