Spartan Stores, Inc. (SPTN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2013

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Spartan Stores, Inc. ( SPTN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SPTN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SPTN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.21, the dividend yield is 1.49%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SPTN was $24.21, representing a -2.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.78 and a 77.75% 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 $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports SPTN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.09%, compared to an industry average of -2.1%.

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 FYT with an increase of 14.03% over the last 100 days. RZV 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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