Curtiss-Wright Corporation ( CW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that CW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $62.05, the dividend yield is .84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CW was $62.05, representing a -20.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.57 and a 6.98% increase over the 52 week low of $58.
CW is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). CW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports CW's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.77%, compared to an industry average of .5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CW as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Industrials Portfolio ( PSCI )
- SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV )
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( VIOG )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
- iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Growth ETF ( IJT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOG with an decrease of -5.3% over the last 100 days. PSCI has the highest percent weighting of CW at 3.11%.
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