International Game Technology (IGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 19, 2013

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International Game Technology ( IGT ) 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 ( BRC ) and Hillenbrand Inc ( HI ). 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 IGT Dividend History page.

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 ( BJK ).

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%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BJK , BRC , HI , IGT

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