FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013
FactSet Research Systems Inc. ( FDS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FDS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.9% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $106.23, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FDS was $106.23, representing a -5.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $112.40 and a 22.27% increase over the 52 week low of $86.88.
FDS is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Google Inc. ( GOOG ) and Facebook, Inc. ( FB ). FDS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.39. Zacks Investment Research reports FDS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.25%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.