Nike, Inc. (NKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014

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Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NKE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of NKE was $78.11, representing a -2.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.26 and a 46.63% increase over the 52 week low of $53.27.

NKE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Wolverine World Wide, Inc. ( WWW ) and Deckers Outdoor Corporation ( DECK ). NKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.13. Zacks Investment Research reports NKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.31%, compared to an industry average of 17.6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
  • PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio ( PDP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an increase of 12.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NKE at 3.07%.

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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