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DISH Network Corporation (DISH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012
By: NASDAQ.com News
DISH Network Corporation ( DISH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased DISH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the prior year. At the current stock price of $37.68, the dividend yield is 31.85%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DISH was $37.68, representing a -0.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.92 and a 51.39% increase over the 52 week low of $24.89.
DISH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) and Comcast Corporation ( CMCSK ). DISH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports DISH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -46.26%, compared to an industry average of .4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DISH Dividend History page.