Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 23, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 26,
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 same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $70, the dividend yield is 1.89%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $70,
representing a -4.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.45 and a
35.4% increase over the 52 week low of $51.70.
WSM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (
) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. (
). WSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.93. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.27%, compared to an
industry average of 17.7%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail (
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of
0.91% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent weighting
of WSM at 3.2%.