Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 01, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 05, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NKE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NKE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.92, the dividend yield is 1.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NKE was $52.92, representing a -12.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.33 and a 7.98% increase over the 52 week low of $49.01.
NKE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Skechers U.S.A., Inc. ( SKX ) and Wolverine World Wide, Inc. ( WWW ). NKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.4. Zacks Investment Research reports NKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 10.96%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NKE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NKE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF ( IYK )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
- Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF - DNQ ( VCR )
- Vanguard Div Appreciation ETF - DNQ ( VIG )
- iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RXI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLY with an increase of 9.45% over the last 100 days. IYK has the highest percent weighting of NKE at 3.02%.
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