Walt Disney Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.75 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased DIS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
25% increase over the prior year. At the current stock price of
$49.29, the dividend yield is 1.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DIS was $49.29,
representing a -7.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.40 and a
42.83% increase over the 52 week low of $34.51.
DIS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Comcast Corporation (
) and Comcast Corporation (
). DIS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.12. Zacks Investment Research reports DIS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.61%, compared to an
industry average of 11.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to DIS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DIS as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio (
- PowerShares Buyback Achievers (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
- iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary Sector Index
The top-performing ETF of this group is RXI with an increase of
11.43% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent
weighting of DIS at 6.55%.