Safeway Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SWY stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that SWY has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $33.52, the dividend yield is 2.39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SWY was $33.52,
representing a -9.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.90 and
a 96.25% increase over the 52 week low of $17.08.
SWY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Whole Foods Market, Inc. (
) and Kroger Company (
). SWY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.81. Zacks Investment Research reports SWY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -51.4%, compared to an
industry average of %.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SWY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SWY as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of
10.53% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent
weighting of SWY at 4.92%.