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AT&T Inc. (T) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
AT&T Inc. ( T ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased T stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.27% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $37.91, the dividend yield is 4.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of T was $37.91, representing a -1.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.58 and a 26.58% increase over the 52 week low of $29.95.
T is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ). T's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports T's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.93%, compared to an industry average of -2.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the T Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to T through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have T as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund ( FDL )
- iShares High Dividend Equity Fund ( HDV )
- Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
- iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Index Fund ( IXP )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund ( IYZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is HDV with an increase of 11.57% over the last 100 days. FDL has the highest percent weighting of T at 9.87%.