Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (HAST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2012


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Hastings Entertainment, Inc. ( HAST ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased HAST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $2.32, the dividend yield is 15.95%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HAST was $2.32, representing a -19.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $2.87 and a 84.13% increase over the 52 week low of $1.26.

HAST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Netflix, Inc. ( NFLX ) and Best Buy Co., Inc. ( BBY ). HAST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports HAST's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 38.18%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: BBY , HAST , NFLX

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