PetSmart, Inc (PETM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2013

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PetSmart, Inc ( PETM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PETM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 18.18% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $73.4, the dividend yield is 1.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PETM was $73.4, representing a -5.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.32 and a 19.74% increase over the 52 week low of $61.30.

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 $3.86. Zacks Investment Research reports PETM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.82%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

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 8.95% 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 The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AZO , ORLY , PETM , SPHQ

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