Expedia, Inc. ( EXPE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EXPE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 44.44% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $58.21, the dividend yield is .89%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EXPE was $58.21, representing a -14.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.09 and a 34% increase over the 52 week low of $43.44.
EXPE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as GATX Corporation ( GMT ) and Bristow Group Inc ( BRS ). EXPE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.25. Zacks Investment Research reports EXPE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.42%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EXPE Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to EXPE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EXPE as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary ( PEZ )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QQXT )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund ( QQEW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEJ with an increase of 25.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EXPE at 4.55%.
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