Intuit Inc. ( INTU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased INTU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that INTU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $77.19, the dividend yield is .98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of INTU was $77.19, representing a -6.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.40 and a 38.98% increase over the 52 week low of $55.54.
INTU is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ). INTU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.49. Zacks Investment Research reports INTU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.04%, compared to an industry average of .9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to INTU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have INTU as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Goldman Sachs Software Index Fund ( IGV )
- PowerShares Dynamic Software ( PSJ )
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
- iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund ( IWP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 12.73% over the last 100 days. IGV has the highest percent weighting of INTU at 5.93%.
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