j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013

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j2 Global, Inc. ( JCOM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased JCOM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.23% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $40.37, the dividend yield is 2.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of JCOM was $40.37, representing a -9.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.66 and a 71.42% increase over the 52 week low of $23.55.

JCOM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). JCOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.5. Zacks Investment Research reports JCOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.88%, compared to an industry average of -1.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the JCOM Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to JCOM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JCOM as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCT )
  • SPDR S&P Software & Services ETF ( XSW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCT with an increase of 12.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of JCOM at 1.64%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CHL , JCOM , PSCT , T , XSW

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