AVX Corporation ( AVX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0875 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AVX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AVX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.41, the dividend yield is 2.61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AVX was $13.41, representing a -3.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.93 and a 39.98% increase over the 52 week low of $9.58.
AVX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ABB Ltd ( ABB ) and Agilent Technologies, Inc. ( A ). AVX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.6. Zacks Investment Research reports AVX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.17%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AVX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AVX as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge U.S. Liquid Series Index Fund ( QCLN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QCLN with an increase of 28.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AVX at 3.57%.
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