International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 06, 2014

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International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) 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 2.32%.

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. ( AAPL ) and Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IBM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 Technol ( TDIV )
  • DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
  • Vanguard Information Technology ETF ( VGT )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology ( XLK ).

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%.



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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