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Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Weyerhaeuser Company ( WY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.96, the dividend yield is 3.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WY was $27.96, representing a -15.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.24 and a 14.83% increase over the 52 week low of $24.35.
WY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). WY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.09. Zacks Investment Research reports WY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 96.17%, compared to an industry average of 25.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WY as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
- Guggenheim Timber ETF ( CUT )
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CUT with an increase of 2.61% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent weighting of WY at 7.13%.