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Seagate Technology. (STX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 12, 2014

Seagate Technology. ( STX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STX stock 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 $49.28, the dividend yield is 3.49%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STX was $49.28, representing a -21.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.76 and a 32.58% increase over the 52 week low of $37.17.

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 $4.51. Zacks Investment Research reports STX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -5%, compared to an industry average of -3.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to STX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have STX as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QTEC )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF ( RYT )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE )
  • First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund ( QQEW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QTEC with an increase of 7.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STX at 2.66%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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