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WPP plc (WPPGY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 09, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
WPP plc ( WPPGY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.823305 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WPPGY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -43.83% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $100.79, the dividend yield is 3.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WPPGY was $100.79, representing a -4.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.23 and a 60.85% increase over the 52 week low of $62.66.
WPPGY is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Omnicom Group Inc. ( OMC ) and Groupon, Inc. ( GRPN ). Zacks Investment Research reports WPPGY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 57.63%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WPPGY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WPPGY as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID )
- BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
- BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of 4.79% over the last 100 days. PID has the highest percent weighting of WPPGY at 1.44%.