PetSmart, Inc (PETM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2014


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PetSmart, Inc ( PETM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PETM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PETM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.27, the dividend yield is 1.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PETM was $68.27, representing a -11.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.32 and a 9.9% increase over the 52 week low of $62.12.

PETM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). PETM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.03. Zacks Investment Research reports PETM's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 12.13%, compared to an industry average of 18%.

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHQ with an increase of 3.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PETM at 0.8%.

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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Referenced Stocks: PETM , AZO , ORLY , SPHQ

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