Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New (SIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 28, 2013

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New ( SIX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SIX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SIX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $78.4, the dividend yield is 4.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SIX was $78.4, representing a -2.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.62 and a 79.53% increase over the 52 week low of $43.67.

SIX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. ( SEAS ) and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. ( LYV ). SIX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.09. Zacks Investment Research reports SIX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -28.94%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.


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:

  • TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF ( TTFS )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund ( JKK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is TTFS with an increase of 19.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SIX at 1.08%.



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: JKK , LYV , SEAS , SIX , TTFS

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