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12/13/2012 2:00:03 PM
International Game Technology ( IGT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased IGT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $14.45, the dividend yield is 1.94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IGT was $14.45, representing a -20.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.10 and a 32.33% increase over the 52 week low of $10.92.
IGT is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Brady Corporation ( BRC ) and Hillenbrand Inc ( HI ). IGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.86. Zacks Investment Research reports IGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.55%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IGT Dividend History page.
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