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New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. (EDU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013
9/3/2013 9:00:00 AM
By: NASDAQ.com News
New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. ( EDU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EDU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of EDU was $21.23, representing a -13.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.42 and a 60.11% increase over the 52 week low of $13.26.
EDU is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). EDU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.87. Zacks Investment Research reports EDU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 39.54%, compared to an industry average of -4.9%.
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The top-performing ETF of this group is PGJ with an increase of 33.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EDU at 3.46%.