Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 05, 2014

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Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SBUX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SBUX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $76.98, the dividend yield is 1.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SBUX was $76.98, representing a -6.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.50 and a 13.32% increase over the 52 week low of $67.93.

SBUX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ). SBUX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.57. Zacks Investment Research reports SBUX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 22.05%, compared to an industry average of 13.6%.


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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR )
  • First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QQXT )
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QQQ with an increase of 4.93% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of SBUX at 2.86%.



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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