Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Motorola Solutions, Inc. ( MSI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MSI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 18.18% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $54.6, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSI was $54.6, representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.47 and a 23.59% increase over the 52 week low of $44.18.

MSI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) and NTT DOCOMO, Inc ( DCM ). MSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports MSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 21.85%, compared to an industry average of 7%.

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

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

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Network Index Fund ( IGN )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Networking ( PXQ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Technology ( PTF )
  • PowerShares Active Mega Cap Fund ( PMA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of 20.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MSI at 8.8%.



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: DCM , IGN , MSI , PMA , PTF , PXQ , QCOM

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