Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio (
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%.