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International Game Technology (IGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 17, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
International Game Technology ( IGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased IGT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $20.32, the dividend yield is 1.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IGT was $20.32, representing a -2.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.94 and a 64.27% increase over the 52 week low of $12.37.
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 $1.11. Zacks Investment Research reports IGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.64%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IGT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IGT as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Gaming ETF ( BJK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is BJK with an increase of 14.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IGT at 3.25%.