Safeway Inc. (SWY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 20, 2014

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Safeway Inc. ( SWY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SWY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SWY has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SWY was $38.45, representing a -4.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.25 and a 72.73% increase over the 52 week low of $22.26.

SWY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Kroger Company ( KR ) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ). SWY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $14.25. Zacks Investment Research reports SWY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.17%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF ( RPG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPG with an increase of 13.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SWY at 1.74%.

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 Symbols: KR , RPG

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