Sotheby's (BID) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Sotheby's ( BID ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased BID stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that BID has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.78, the dividend yield is 1.07%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BID was $29.78, representing a -27.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.24 and a 11.7% increase over the 52 week low of $26.66.

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 $1.64. Zacks Investment Research reports BID's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -26.98%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.

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

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

  • Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF (SLVY).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLVY with an increase of 4.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BID at 1.96%.



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: BID , EBAY , ETF , V

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