International Business Machines Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.95 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased IBM stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that IBM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of IBM was $172.84,
representing a -19.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $215.90
and a 0.28% increase over the 52 week low of $172.36.
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 $15.02. Zacks Investment Research reports IBM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.18%, compared to an
industry average of 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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology (
- Vanguard Information Technology ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYW with an increase of
8.26% over the last 100 days. TDIV has the highest percent
weighting of IBM at 8.12%.