Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013


Weyerhaeuser Company ( WY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.65% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $31.04, the dividend yield is 2.58%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WY was $31.04, representing a -3% decrease from the 52 week high of $32 and a 66.88% increase over the 52 week low of $18.60.

WY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). WY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports WY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 100.17%, compared to an industry average of 21.6%.

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

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

  • iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
  • Guggenheim Timber ETF ( CUT )
  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund ( FTY )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund ( IYR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSR with an increase of 16.21% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent weighting of WY at 8.09%.

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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