Seagate Technology PLC ( STX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2016. Shareholders who purchased STX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that STX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.15, the dividend yield is 12.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STX was $20.15, representing a -65.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.98 and a 4.4% increase over the 52 week low of $19.30.
STX is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as EMC Corporation ( EMC ) and TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ). STX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports STX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -61.31%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to STX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STX as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Investment Grade-Interest Rate Hedged ETF (IGHG).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IGHG with an decrease of -0.2% over the last 100 days.