Sotheby's (BID) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2014

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Sotheby's ( BID ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BID stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BID has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.75, the dividend yield is .96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BID was $41.75, representing a -22.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $54 and a 17.01% increase over the 52 week low of $35.68.

BID is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). BID's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports BID's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.24%, compared to an industry average of -4.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BID Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio ( PSL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of 6.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BID at 1.73%.



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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