Sotheby's (BID) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 10, 2014


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Sotheby's ( BID ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $4.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BID stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4240% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BID was $49.59, representing a -8.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $54 and a 50.5% increase over the 52 week low of $32.95.

BID is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). BID's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports BID's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.3%, compared to an industry average of 5%.

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 Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund ( JKK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an increase of 3.76% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting of BID at 2.96%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: BID , V , EBAY , PMR , SMLV , JKK

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