Seagate Technology. (STX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 07, 2013
Seagate Technology. ( STX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.16% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $48.47, the dividend yield is 3.55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STX was $48.47, representing a -4.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.66 and a 94.66% increase over the 52 week low of $24.90.
STX is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as EMC Corporation ( EMC ) and TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ). STX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.53. Zacks Investment Research reports STX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .09%, compared to an industry average of -4.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to STX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STX as a top-10 holding:
- streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QTEC )
- ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF ( RPG )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF ( RYT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QTEC with an increase of 13.92% over the last 100 days. MTK has the highest percent weighting of STX at 3.72%.