Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 22, 2014

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WSM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $54.11, representing a -12.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.56 and a 24.42% increase over the 52 week low of $43.49.

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 $2.81. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.8%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.

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:

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an increase of 13.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WSM at 0.39%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BBBY , MHK , PXSV , WSM

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