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United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.535 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UTX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that UTX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $105.54, the dividend yield is 2.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UTX was $105.54, representing a -2.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $107.86 and a 41.78% increase over the 52 week low of $74.44.
UTX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Boeing Company ( BA ) and Textron Inc. ( TXT ). UTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.92. Zacks Investment Research reports UTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.72%, compared to an industry average of 2.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UTX Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to UTX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UTX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ( ITA )
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of 26.05% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of UTX at 9.26%.