Spartan Stores, Inc. (SPTN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013

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Spartan Stores, Inc. ( SPTN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SPTN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $20.59, the dividend yield is 1.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SPTN was $20.59, representing a -15.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.40 and a 51.17% increase over the 52 week low of $13.62.

SPTN is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) and Domino's Pizza Inc ( DPZ ). SPTN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.19. Zacks Investment Research reports SPTN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.2%, compared to an industry average of .8%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV )
  • First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RZV with an increase of 13.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SPTN at 1.27%.



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: DPZ , FYT , RZV , SPTN , SYY

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