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Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2014

Alliant Techsystems Inc. ( ATK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ATK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.08% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $126.78, the dividend yield is 1.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ATK was $126.78, representing a -19.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $158.13 and a 65.3% increase over the 52 week low of $76.70.

ATK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). ATK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.46. Zacks Investment Research reports ATK's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 5.02%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ATK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL )
  • Schwab International Small-Cap Equity ETF ( SCHC )
  • Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF ( FNDC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHC with an increase of 4.26% over the last 100 days. XAR has the highest percent weighting of ATK at 3.77%.

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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