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AT&T Inc. (T) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 08, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
AT&T Inc. ( T ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 08, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share scheduled for February 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of T was $35.02, representing a -9.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.58 and a 20.68% increase over the 52 week low of $29.02.
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 $.77. Zacks Investment Research reports T's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.2%, compared to an industry average of .3%.
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:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology ( XLK )
- iShares Trust Morningstar L V I ( JKF )
- iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Index Fund ( IXP )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund ( IYZ )
- iShares High Dividend Equity Fund ( HDV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an increase of 3.13% over the last 100 days. XLK has the highest percent weighting of T at 7.46%.