Timken Company (TKR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2013

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Timken Company ( TKR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TKR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that TKR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $60.13, the dividend yield is 1.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TKR was $60.13, representing a -2.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.56 and a 66.33% increase over the 52 week low of $36.15.

TKR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). TKR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.24. Zacks Investment Research reports TKR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -22.71%, compared to an industry average of 13.6%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EZM with an increase of 11.18% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of TKR at 4.58%.



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: EZM , NOV , PCP , SLX , TKR

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