Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 02, 2014

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Mobile TeleSystems OJSC ( MBT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.105461 per share. Shareholders who purchased MBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.14% increase over the prior year. At the current stock price of $19.74, the dividend yield is 22.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MBT was $19.74, representing a -17.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.06 and a 31.08% increase over the 52 week low of $15.06.

MBT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). MBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.37. Zacks Investment Research reports MBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -1.62%, compared to an industry average of 9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MBT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Market Vectors TR Russia ETF ( RSX )
  • EGShares Telecommunications GEMS Exchange Traded Fund (TGEM)
  • SPDR S&P Russia ETF ( RBL )
  • iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund ( ERUS )
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe Index Fund ( ESR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ESR with an increase of 4.61% over the last 100 days. RSX has the highest percent weighting of MBT at 5.09%.



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: MBT , VZ , CHL , RSX , RBL , ERUS , ESR

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