Seagate Technology. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased STX stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that STX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $49.28, the dividend yield is 3.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STX was $49.28,
representing a -21.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.76 and
a 32.58% increase over the 52 week low of $37.17.
STX is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as EMC Corporation (
) and TE Connectivity Ltd. (
). STX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.51. Zacks Investment Research reports STX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -5%, compared to an industry
average of -3.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to STX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STX as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is QTEC with an increase of
7.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of STX at 2.66%.