International Business Machines Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased IBM stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 15.79% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $189.64, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of IBM was $189.64,
representing a -4.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $199.21 and
a 10.13% increase over the 52 week low of $172.19.
IBM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as Apple Inc. (
) and Hewlett-Packard Company (
). IBM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $15.82. Zacks Investment Research reports IBM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.08%, compared to an
industry average of 9.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to IBM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IBM as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI First Trust NASDAQ
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund (
- Vanguard Information Technology ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology (
The top-performing ETF of this group is TDIV with an increase of
9.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of IBM at 7.79%.