Weight Watchers International Inc (WTW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 22, 2013

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Weight Watchers International Inc ( WTW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WTW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 29th quarter that WTW has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WTW was $41.08, representing a -50.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.91 and a 2.7% increase over the 52 week low of $40.

WTW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). WTW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.33. Zacks Investment Research reports WTW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -14.04%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.


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

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

  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 8.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTW at 5.23%.



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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