Sotheby's (BID) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
Sotheby's ( BID ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BID stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $45.96, the dividend yield is .87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BID was $45.96, representing a -5.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.86 and a 64.26% increase over the 52 week low of $27.98.
BID is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). BID's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports BID's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.87%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BID through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BID as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an increase of 3.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BID at 2.14%.