Exelis Inc. (XLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2013

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Exelis Inc. ( XLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1033 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XLS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that XLS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $12.09, the dividend yield is 3.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of XLS was $12.09, representing a -0.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.10 and a 34.18% increase over the 52 week low of $9.01.

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 $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports XLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.78%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.


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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV )
  • First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXR with an increase of 20.42% over the last 100 days. RFV has the highest percent weighting of XLS at 2.66%.



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: CHL , FNK , FNX , FXR , RFV , T , XLS

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