Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 06, 2014

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Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SBUX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SBUX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $70.6, the dividend yield is 1.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SBUX was $70.6, representing a -14.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.50 and a 16.31% increase over the 52 week low of $60.70.

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 $2.45. Zacks Investment Research reports SBUX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 21.09%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.


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 )
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite Portfolio ( PBP )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged Portfolio ( PHDG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QQQ with an increase of 1.73% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of SBUX at 2.7%.



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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