Nike, Inc. (NKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013


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Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NKE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -41.67% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $63.28, the dividend yield is 1.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NKE was $63.28, representing a -4.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.07 and a 48.72% increase over the 52 week low of $42.55.

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 $2.57. Zacks Investment Research reports NKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.03%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.

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 Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD )
  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
  • PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLY with an increase of 18.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NKE at 2.67%.

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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