Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao ( CBD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3236 per share Shareholders who purchased CBD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 495.95% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CBD was $53.99, representing a -3.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.80 and a 49.18% increase over the 52 week low of $36.19.
CBD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Kroger Company ( KR ) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ). CBD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.36. Zacks Investment Research reports CBD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.03%, compared to an industry average of 8.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CBD Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CBD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CBD as a top-10 holding:
- EGShares Consumer Services GEMS ETF ( VGEM )
- EGShares Emerging Markets CORE ETF ( EMCR )
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DEF with an increase of 14.1% over the last 100 days. VGEM has the highest percent weighting of CBD at 4.56%.
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