Textron Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.02 per share scheduled for January 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased TXT stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th
quarter that TXT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $23.79, the dividend yield is .34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TXT was $23.79,
representing a -18.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.18 and
a 41.1% increase over the 52 week low of $16.86.
TXT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as United Technologies Corporation (
) and Boeing Company (
). TXT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports TXT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 56.66%, compared to an
industry average of 8.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to TXT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TXT as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PPA with an increase of
10.52% over the last 100 days. XAR has the highest percent
weighting of TXT at 4.34%.