Staples, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 25, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SPLS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that SPLS has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $14.75, the dividend yield is 3.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPLS was $14.75,
representing a -14.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.30 and
a 34.83% increase over the 52 week low of $10.94.
SPLS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as AutoZone, Inc. (
) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (
). SPLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.35. Zacks Investment Research reports SPLS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -11.7%, compared to an
industry average of 9.7%.
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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 Multi-Asset Income ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLV with an increase of
4.38% over the last 100 days. CVY has the highest percent weighting
of SPLS at 1.13%.