Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 25, 2013

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Staples, Inc. ( SPLS ) 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. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). 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%.

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:

  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV ).

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%.



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: AZO , CVY , ORLY , PXLV , SPLS

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