Seagate Technology. (
) 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 (
) and TE Connectivity Ltd. (
). 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
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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:
- streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund (
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic OTC Portfolio (
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Technology (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF (
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%.