Walt Disney Company (DIS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 08, 2017

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Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 08, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.84 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 11, 2018. Shareholders who purchased DIS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of DIS was $105.46, representing a -9.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $116.10 and a 9.63% increase over the 52 week low of $96.20.

DIS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) and Charter Communications, Inc. ( CHTR ). DIS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.69. Zacks Investment Research reports DIS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 9.41%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DIS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF ( VCR )
  • iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF ( IYC )
  • iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RXI )
  • iShares Trust ( CNDF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CNDF with an increase of 10.18% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of DIS at 5.89%.

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