Motorola Solutions, Inc. ( MSI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MSI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MSI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSI was $62.75, representing a -1.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.58 and a 41.04% increase over the 52 week low of $44.49.
MSI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) and NTT DOCOMO, Inc ( DCM ). MSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3. Zacks Investment Research reports MSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.8%, compared to an industry average of 22.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MSI Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to MSI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MSI as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Goldman Sachs Network Index Fund ( IGN )
- PowerShares Dynamic Networking ( PXQ )
- streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
- SPDR S&P Telecom ETF ( XTL )
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of 15.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MSI at 9.03%.