Seagate Technology. (STX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 05, 2013

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Seagate Technology. ( STX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 21, 2013. 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 $41.79, the dividend yield is 3.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STX was $41.79, representing a -12.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.82 and a 67.83% increase over the 52 week low of $24.90.

STX is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as EMC Corporation ( EMC ) and TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ). STX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.79. Zacks Investment Research reports STX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.32%, compared to an industry average of -.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STX Dividend History page.

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

  • streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic OTC Portfolio ( PWO )
  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Technology ( PTF )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF ( RPG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWO with an increase of 22.87% over the last 100 days. MTK has the highest percent weighting of STX at 3.87%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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