Caseys General Stores, Inc. ( CASY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CASY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $67.13, the dividend yield is 1.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CASY was $67.13, representing a -4.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.01 and a 45.46% increase over the 52 week low of $46.15.
CASY is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). CASY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.86. Zacks Investment Research reports CASY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.12%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CASY Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CASY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CASY as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC )
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund ( IJS )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 21.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CASY at 10%.
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