Kennametal Inc. (KMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 03, 2013

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Kennametal Inc. ( KMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KMT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.33, the dividend yield is 1.63%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KMT was $39.33, representing a -11.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.59 and a 28.32% increase over the 52 week low of $30.65.

KMT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). KMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports KMT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -35.06%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.

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

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

  • First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXR with an increase of 16.58% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KMT at 1.68%.



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: CAJ , DHR , FNK , FXR , KMT

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