Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. ( EXPD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased EXPD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current stock price of $37.24, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EXPD was $37.24, representing a -21.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.48 and a 8.89% increase over the 52 week low of $34.20.

EXPD is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ( CHRW ) and World Fuel Services Corporation ( INT ). EXPD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports EXPD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -10.22%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

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

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

  • Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Tot ( WMW )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of 13.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EXPD at 5.01%.



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: CHRW , ETF , EXPD , INT , SPHQ , WMW

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