Staples, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 18,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SPLS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $15.39, the dividend yield is 3.12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPLS was $15.39,
representing a -7.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.63 and
a 45.6% increase over the 52 week low of $10.57.
SPLS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as AutoZone, Inc. (
) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (
). SPLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.33. Zacks Investment Research reports SPLS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.68%, compared to an
industry average of 8.5%.
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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:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary
The top-performing ETF of this group is RCD with an increase of
8.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SPLS at 1.31%.