Safeway Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 18, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 11, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased SWY stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
14.29% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $24.36, the dividend yield is 3.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SWY was $24.36,
representing a -14.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.42 and
a 65.38% increase over the 52 week low of $14.73.
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 $2.68. Zacks Investment Research reports SWY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.43%, compared to an
industry average of 8.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of
18.34% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent
weighting of SWY at 4.81%.