Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 23, 2013

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WSM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $53.12, the dividend yield is 2.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $53.12, representing a -13.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.56 and a 26.51% increase over the 52 week low of $41.99.

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 $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.47%, 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:

  • SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an increase of 11.42% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent weighting of WSM at 3.63%.



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 , RFG , WSM , XHB

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