Seagate Technology. (STX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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Seagate Technology. ( STX ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased STX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $28.34, the dividend yield is 16.09%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STX was $28.34, representing a -20.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.71 and a 88.93% increase over the 52 week low of $15.

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 $7.55. Zacks Investment Research reports STX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -22.22%, compared to an industry average of -4.4%.

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 Equal Weight Technology ETF ( RYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MTK with an increase of 9.2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STX at 4.55%.

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

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