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Nike, Inc. (NKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NKE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NKE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $62.81, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NKE was $62.81, representing a -6.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.85 and a 40.12% increase over the 52 week low of $44.83.
NKE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Wolverine World Wide, Inc. ( WWW ) and Steven Madden, Ltd. ( SHOO ). NKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports NKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.97%, compared to an industry average of 16.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NKE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NKE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR )
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 17.13% over the last 100 days. IYK has the highest percent weighting of NKE at 2.6%.