Snap-On Incorporated (SNA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Snap-On Incorporated ( SNA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SNA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.76% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of SNA was $77.93, representing a -5.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.69 and a 37.01% increase over the 52 week low of $56.88.

SNA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). SNA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.2. Zacks Investment Research reports SNA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.27%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RGI with an increase of 13.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SNA at 1.78%.



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: CAJ , DHR , FAD , FTC , RGI , SNA

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