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


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International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) 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. ( AAPL ) and Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ). 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%.

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 )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology ( XLK )
  • Vanguard Information Technology ETF ( VGT ).

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%.

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