Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 24, 2013

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 40.91% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $59.06, the dividend yield is 2.1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $59.06, representing a -2.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.28 and a 75.98% increase over the 52 week low of $33.56.

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 $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.23%, compared to an industry average of 30.1%.

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

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 )
  • Guggenheim Insider ETF ( NFO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHB with an increase of 8.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WSM at 3.39%.



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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