Joy Global Inc. ( JOY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JOY stock 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 $58.21, the dividend yield is 1.37%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JOY was $58.21, representing a -6.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.49 and a 21.7% increase over the 52 week low of $47.83.
JOY is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). JOY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.13. Zacks Investment Research reports JOY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -44.19%, compared to an industry average of 11.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to JOY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JOY as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Coal ETF ( KOL )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI )
- WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RGI with an increase of 5.26% over the last 100 days. KOL has the highest percent weighting of JOY at 7.1%.
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