Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 23, 2014

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 23, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.45% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $62.57, the dividend yield is 2.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $62.57, representing a -8.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.05 and a 21.87% increase over the 52 week low of $51.34.

WSM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ). WSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.85. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 12.39%, compared to an industry average of 11%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WSM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHB with an increase of 0.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WSM at 3.09%.



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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