Nike, Inc. (NKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share scheduled for December 26, 2012. Shareholders who purchased NKE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $97.56, the dividend yield is 1.72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NKE was $97.56, representing a -15.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $114.81 and a 14.64% increase over the 52 week low of $85.10.

NKE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Wolverine World Wide, Inc. ( WWW ) and Steven Madden, Ltd. ( SHOO ). NKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.6. Zacks Investment Research reports NKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.56%, compared to an industry average of 9%.

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLY with an increase of 9.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NKE at 2.6%.



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: IYK , KLD , NKE , PDP , SHOO , WWW , XLY

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