Eaton Vance Corporation (EV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 29, 2013
Eaton Vance Corporation ( EV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $42.35, the dividend yield is 2.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EV was $42.35, representing a -5% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.58 and a 52.12% increase over the 52 week low of $27.84.
EV is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. ( AMP ). EV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports EV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.84%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.