PetSmart, Inc (PETM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2013

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PetSmart, Inc ( PETM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PETM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PETM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PETM was $66.81, representing a -8.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.75 and a 21.34% increase over the 52 week low of $55.06.

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 $3.55. Zacks Investment Research reports PETM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.39%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PETM Dividend History page.

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 ( MDYG )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJK )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF )
  • MidCap SPDR Trust Series I ( MDY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOG with an increase of 13.04% over the last 100 days. MDYG has the highest percent weighting of PETM at 1.3%.



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



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