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International Game Technology (IGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 19, 2013

International Game Technology ( IGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased IGT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of IGT was $17.31, representing a -0.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.38 and a 58.52% increase over the 52 week low of $10.92.

IGT is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Brady Corporation ( BRC ) and Hillenbrand Inc ( HI ). IGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.94. Zacks Investment Research reports IGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.22%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IGT Dividend History page.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Gaming ETF ( BJK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is BJK with an increase of 12.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IGT at 3.14%.

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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