Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New (SIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 25, 2013

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New ( SIX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 25, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SIX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of SIX was $66.9, representing a -1.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.96 and a 55.11% increase over the 52 week low of $43.13.

SIX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Cedar Fair, L.P. ( FUN ) and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. ( LYV ). SIX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.21. Zacks Investment Research reports SIX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -33.04%, compared to an industry average of 23.4%.

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

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

  • iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund ( JKK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKK with an increase of 6.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SIX at 0.98%.



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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Referenced Stocks: FUN , JKK , LYV , SIX

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