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Alcoa Inc. (AA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 05, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
Alcoa Inc. ( AA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that AA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AA was $11.23, representing a -8.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.32 and a 47.18% increase over the 52 week low of $7.63.
AA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). AA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports AA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.74%, compared to an industry average of -.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AA as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
- Guggenheim Insider ETF ( NFO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 5.66% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of AA at 3.67%.