Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 21, 2013

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Tractor Supply Company ( TSCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TSCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that TSCO has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of TSCO was $103.77, representing a -1.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.37 and a 37.52% increase over the 52 week low of $75.46.

TSCO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) and Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ). TSCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.8. Zacks Investment Research reports TSCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.3%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

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

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

  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJK )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
  • Guggenheim Raymond James SB-1 Equity Fund ( RYJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOG with an increase of 9.31% over the last 100 days. IJK has the highest percent weighting of TSCO at 1.18%.



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: HD , IJK , IVOG , LOW , MDYG , RYJ , TSCO

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