Staples, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 25, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 17,
2014. Shareholders who purchased SPLS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 6th quarter that SPLS has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $11.23, the dividend yield is 4.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPLS was $11.23,
representing a -35.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.30 and
a 3.45% increase over the 52 week low of $10.86.
SPLS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as JD.com, Inc. (
) and AutoZone, Inc. (
). SPLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.85. Zacks Investment Research reports SPLS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -14.92%, compared to an
industry average of 6.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SPLS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SPLS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLV with an increase of
9.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SPLS at 0.29%.