Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 04, 2014


Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SBUX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.81% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of SBUX was $71.12, representing a -13.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.50 and a 35.42% increase over the 52 week low of $52.52.

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 $2.4. Zacks Investment Research reports SBUX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 20.76%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • Power Shares Dynamic OTC Portfolio ( PWO )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWO with an increase of 10.11% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting of SBUX at 4.57%.

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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