Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FMX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2013

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Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. ( FMX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8221 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FMX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.76% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of FMX was $113.39, representing a -10.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $126.11 and a 48.88% increase over the 52 week low of $76.16.

FMX is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). FMX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.51. Zacks Investment Research reports FMX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .78%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.

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

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

  • EGShares Consumer Goods GEMS ETF ( GGEM )
  • EGShares Emerging Markets Domestic Demand ETF ( EMDD )
  • EGShares Beyond BRICs ETF ( BBRC )
  • EGShares Emerging Markets CORE ETF ( EMCR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GGEM with an increase of 13.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FMX at 8.12%.



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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