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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2012

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 12/13/2012 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: AEO;GPS;MOM;PMR;TJX

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. ( AEO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AEO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -86.34% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $20.87, the dividend yield is 4.22%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AEO was $20.87, representing a -12.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.94 and a 66.96% increase over the 52 week low of $12.50.

AEO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). AEO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.94. Zacks Investment Research reports AEO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 63%, compared to an industry average of 17.1%.

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of 2.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AEO at 2.95%.