United Technologies Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.535 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UTX stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that UTX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of UTX was $90.09,
representing a -0.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.89 and
a 27.41% increase over the 52 week low of $70.71.
UTX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Boeing Company (
) and Textron Inc. (
). UTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.66. Zacks Investment Research reports UTX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.27%, compared to an
industry average of 2.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UTX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UTX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I (
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of
17.07% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent
weighting of UTX at 8.86%.