Timken Company (TKR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2013

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Timken Company ( TKR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TKR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that TKR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of TKR was $55.84, representing a -3.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.94 and a 71.34% increase over the 52 week low of $32.59.

TKR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). TKR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.05. Zacks Investment Research reports TKR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11.75%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.

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 )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNK with an increase of 12.38% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of TKR at 4.56%.



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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