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Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 28, 2013

Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased A stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of A was $41.82, representing a -9.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.28 and a 18.4% increase over the 52 week low of $35.32.

A is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ABB Ltd ( ABB ) and Amphenol Corporation ( APH ). A's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.12. Zacks Investment Research reports A's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.14%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the A Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to A through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have A as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • N/A (QLT)
  • Pax MSCI North America ESG Index ETF (NASI).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FIW with an increase of 19.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of A at 3.82%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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