Apple Inc. (AAPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2013
Apple Inc. ( AAPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $3.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AAPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AAPL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $526.75, the dividend yield is 2.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AAPL was $526.75, representing a -11.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $594.59 and a 36.78% increase over the 52 week low of $385.10.
AAPL is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) and Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ). AAPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $39.63. Zacks Investment Research reports AAPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.21%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAPL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAPL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Large Growth Index Fund ( JKE )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology ( XLK )
- iShares S&P Global Technology Index Fund ( IXN )
- Vanguard Information Technology ETF ( VGT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKE with an increase of 12.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AAPL at 9.98%.