Walt Disney Company (DIS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2013

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Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.86 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DIS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.67% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of DIS was $71.57, representing a -0.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.69 and a 47.42% increase over the 52 week low of $48.55.

DIS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) and Time Warner Inc. ( TWX ). DIS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.38. Zacks Investment Research reports DIS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.73%, compared to an industry average of 1%.

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:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an increase of 10.39% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of DIS at 5.83%.



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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