General Electric Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 20, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25,
2013. Shareholders who purchased GE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that GE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $24.33, the dividend yield is 3.12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $24.33,
representing a -0.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.45 and
a 26.13% increase over the 52 week low of $19.29.
GE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such
as Siemens AG (
) and Emerson Electric Company (
). GE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.34. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.22%, compared to an
industry average of 8.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Industrials Sector Index Fund (
- iShares Trust Morningstar L V I (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKF with an increase of
11.08% over the last 100 days. EXI has the highest percent
weighting of GE at 8.56%.