Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
- Guggenheim Insider ETF (
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%.