PetSmart, Inc (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.165 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. 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 $70.18, the dividend yield is .94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PETM was $70.18,
representing a -3.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.75 and
a 46.39% increase over the 52 week low of $47.94.
PETM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as AutoZone, Inc. (
) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (
). PETM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.22. Zacks Investment Research reports PETM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 38.02%, compared to an
industry average of 15.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to PETM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PETM as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Growt (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (
- MidCap SPDR Trust Series I (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYG with an increase of
8.81% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PETM at 1.3%.