Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Western Digital Corporation ( WDC ) 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 ( EMC ) and TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ). 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%.

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

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

  • Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDD with an increase of 2.28% over the last 100 days.



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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