Seagate Technology. ( STX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25.58% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $63.89, the dividend yield is 3.38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STX was $63.89, representing a -1.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $65 and a 35.97% increase over the 52 week low of $46.99.
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 $4.49. Zacks Investment Research reports STX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 4.31%, compared to an industry average of 16.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to STX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STX as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VOE with an increase of 2.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STX at 1.08%.