Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2012

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Vail Resorts, Inc. ( MTN ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MTN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MTN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $53.74, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MTN was $53.74, representing a -9.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.49 and a 43.15% increase over the 52 week low of $37.54.

MTN is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New ( SIX ) and Cedar Fair, L.P. ( FUN ). MTN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.24. Zacks Investment Research reports MTN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 211.11%, compared to an industry average of 21.7%.

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

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

  • EGShares Telecom GEMS ETF ( TGEM )
  • iShares, Inc. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets EMEA Index Fund ( EEME )
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Telecommunication Services Sector Inde ( AXTE )
  • iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund ( EZA )
  • iShares, Inc. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Growth Index Fund ( EGRW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EZA with an increase of 5.62% over the last 100 days. TGEM has the highest percent weighting of MTN at 7%.



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