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

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Timken Company ( TKR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TKR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that TKR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $56.79, the dividend yield is 1.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TKR was $56.79, representing a -2.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.50 and a 74.26% increase over the 52 week low of $32.59.

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 $4.24. Zacks Investment Research reports TKR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.66%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.

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 EZM with an increase of 16.26% over the last 100 days. SLX has the highest percent weighting of TKR 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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