Cummins Inc. ( CMI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $1.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 06, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CMI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CMI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMI was $152.18, representing a -0.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $153.62 and a 63.16% increase over the 52 week low of $93.27.
CMI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). CMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.24. Zacks Investment Research reports CMI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -2.11%, compared to an industry average of -7.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CMI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value ( PWV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWV with an increase of 14.6% over the last 100 days. PEY has the highest percent weighting of CMI at 1.73%.