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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 06, 2016

International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $1.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2016. Shareholders who purchased IBM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $144.25, the dividend yield is 3.88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of IBM was $144.25, representing a -17.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $174.44 and a 23.4% increase over the 52 week low of $116.90.

IBM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Apple Inc. ( AAPL ) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company ( HPE ). IBM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $13.19. Zacks Investment Research reports IBM's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -9.31%, compared to an industry average of -5.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IBM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to IBM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have IBM as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF ( DIA )
  • VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW )
  • Vanguard Div Appreciation ETF - DNQ ( VIG )
  • iShares U.S. Technology ETF ( IYW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 7.1% over the last 100 days. DIA has the highest percent weighting of IBM at 5.55%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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