Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 05, 2013

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Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SBUX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.53% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of SBUX was $56.12, representing a -9.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $62 and a 30.39% increase over the 52 week low of $43.04.

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 $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports SBUX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 20.09%, compared to an industry average of 19.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SBUX Dividend History page.

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 Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VCR with an increase of 10.51% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of SBUX at 4.7%.



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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