Western Digital Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for December 26,
2012. Shareholders who purchased WDC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current
stock price of $37.6, the dividend yield is 2.66%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDC was $37.6,
representing a -18.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.94 and
a 32.81% increase over the 52 week low of $28.31.
WDC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as EMC Corporation (
) and TE Connectivity Ltd. (
). WDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $7.5. Zacks Investment Research reports WDC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.97%, compared to an
industry average of -4.4%.
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The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDD with an increase of
2.28% over the last 100 days.