Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 25, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 21, 2015. Shareholders who purchased A prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that A has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $0, the dividend yield is Infinity.
The previous trading day's last sale of A was $0, representing a -100% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.04 and a -100% increase over the 52 week low of $33.57.
A is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Illumina, Inc. ( ILMN ) and Waters Corporation ( WAT ). A's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports A's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -43.99%, compared to an industry average of -18.1%.
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 ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FIW with an decrease of -13.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of A at 2.13%.
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