Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that CSC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CSC was $63.22, representing a -1.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.10 and a 49.02% increase over the 52 week low of $42.43.
CSC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ). CSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.11. Zacks Investment Research reports CSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 33.18%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CSC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CSC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Technology Momentum Portfolio ( PTF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTF with an increase of 5.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CSC at 2.56%.
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