Xylem Inc. (XYL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 20, 2013

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Xylem Inc. ( XYL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1164 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XYL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.02% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $28.64, the dividend yield is 1.63%.

The previous trading day's last sale of XYL was $28.64, representing a -2.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.49 and a 27.69% increase over the 52 week low of $22.43.

XYL is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) and Colfax Corporation ( CFX ). XYL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports XYL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.11%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to XYL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XYL as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P Global Water ( CGW )
  • PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO )
  • PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
  • PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PZD with an increase of 13.31% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of XYL at 4.81%.



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: CFX , CGW , FLS , PHO , PIO , PZD , XYL

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