International Game Technology (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05,
2013. Shareholders who purchased IGT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
14.29% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of IGT was $17.31,
representing a -0.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.38 and a
58.52% increase over the 52 week low of $10.92.
IGT is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Brady Corporation (
) and Hillenbrand Inc (
). IGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.94. Zacks Investment Research reports IGT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.22%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to IGT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IGT as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Gaming ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is BJK with an increase of
12.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of IGT at 3.14%.