International Game Technology (IGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2013
International Game Technology ( IGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased IGT 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 $17.14, the dividend yield is 2.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IGT was $17.14, representing a -19.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.20 and a 26.22% increase over the 52 week low of $13.58.
IGT is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hillenbrand Inc ( HI ) and Brady Corporation ( BRC ). IGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports IGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .94%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.