United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) 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 ( BA ) and Textron Inc. ( TXT ). 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%.

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

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 ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR ).

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%.



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: BA , DIA , ITA , PPA , TXT , UTX , XAR , XLI

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