Safeway Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 10, 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 same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $28.2, the dividend yield is 2.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SWY was $28.2,
representing a -2.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.88 and
a 88% increase over the 52 week low of $15.
SWY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Fairway Group Holdings Corp. (
) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (
). SWY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports SWY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -48.9%, compared to an
industry average of .2%.
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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 (
- WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EZM with an increase of
13.32% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent
weighting of SWY at 4.6%.