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Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 04, 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CSCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 21.43% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CSCO was $21.22, representing a -3.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.98 and a 41.84% increase over the 52 week low of $14.96.

CSCO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Juniper Networks, Inc. ( JNPR ) and F5 Networks, Inc. ( FFIV ). CSCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports CSCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.73%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CSCO Dividend History page.

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

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

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Network Index Fund ( IGN )
  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI First Trust NASDAQ Technol ( TDIV )
  • PowerShares Active Mega-Cap Portfolio (PMA)
  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Networking ( PXQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of 11.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSCO at 8.54%.

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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