Brinker International, Inc. ( EAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EAT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $56.19, the dividend yield is 1.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EAT was $56.19, representing a -1.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.92 and a 28.2% increase over the 52 week low of $43.83.
EAT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). EAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.32. Zacks Investment Research reports EAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.02%, compared to an industry average of 14.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EAT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EAT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an decrease of -1.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EAT at 0.34%.