The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013

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The Charles Schwab Corporation ( SCHW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCHW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that SCHW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.55, the dividend yield is 1.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCHW was $17.55, representing a -4.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.34 and a 50.77% increase over the 52 week low of $11.64.

SCHW is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). SCHW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports SCHW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.28%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ( IAI )
  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF ( RYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of 29.82% over the last 100 days. IAI has the highest percent weighting of SCHW at 6.03%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BLK , GS , IAI , KBWC , KCE , RYF , SCHW

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