Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2013

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Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PAYX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -46.97% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $43.27, the dividend yield is 3.24%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PAYX was $43.27, representing a -0.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.35 and a 41.64% increase over the 52 week low of $30.55.

PAYX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as ADT Corporation ( ADT ) and United Rentals, Inc. ( URI ). PAYX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports PAYX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.69%, compared to an industry average of 20%.

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

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

  • iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF ( USMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is USMV with an increase of 6.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PAYX at 1.6%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ADT , PAYX , URI , USMV

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