Mobile TeleSystems (MBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2013


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Mobile TeleSystems ( MBT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.9437 per share Shareholders who purchased MBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -10.62% decrease from the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of MBT was $20.64, representing a -4.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.62 and a 32.14% increase over the 52 week low of $15.62.

MBT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). MBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports MBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.74%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.

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

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

  • EGShares Low Volatility Emerging Markets Dividend ETF ( HILO )
  • Market Vectors TR Russia ETF ( RSX )
  • SPDR S&P Russia ETF ( RBL )
  • EGShares Telecom GEMS ETF ( TGEM )
  • iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund ( ERUS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is HILO with an increase of 6.49% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MBT at 5.57%.

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

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