ADT Corporation ( ADT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ADT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ADT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.6, the dividend yield is 1.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADT was $41.6, representing a -17.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.37 and a 19.96% increase over the 52 week low of $34.68.
ADT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and United Rentals, Inc. ( URI ). ADT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports ADT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .1%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ADT Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to ADT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADT as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF ( CSD )
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW )
- Direxion S&P 500 DRRC Volatility Response Shares ( VSPY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CSD with an increase of 22.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ADT at 4.56%.
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