Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 21, 2017

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Staples, Inc. ( SPLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 21, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SPLS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that SPLS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.84, the dividend yield is 5.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SPLS was $8.84, representing a -13.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.25 and a 22.1% increase over the 52 week low of $7.24.

SPLS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as, Inc. ( JD ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). SPLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.61. Zacks Investment Research reports SPLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -1.25%, compared to an industry average of 13.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an decrease of -1.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SPLS at 2.73%.

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 Symbols: SPLS , JD , ORLY , PMR

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