Western Digital Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased WDC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that WDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $58.54, the dividend yield is 1.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDC was $58.54,
representing a -10.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.26 and
a 106.78% 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 $7.89. Zacks Investment Research reports WDC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.73%, compared to an
industry average of 7.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to WDC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WDC as a top-10 holding:
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio (
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic OTC Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Technology (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of
18.01% over the last 100 days. PWC has the highest percent
weighting of WDC at 3.31%.