IDEX Corporation ( IEX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased IEX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $77.37, the dividend yield is 1.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IEX was $77.37, representing a -5.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.82 and a 17.39% increase over the 52 week low of $65.91.
IEX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) and Xylem Inc. ( XYL ). IEX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.44. Zacks Investment Research reports IEX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 2.44%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IEX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IEX as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSC with an increase of 7.15% over the last 100 days. FIW has the highest percent weighting of IEX at 3.06%.