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Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 21, 2015

Staples, Inc. ( SPLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 21, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 14, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SPLS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that SPLS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.48, the dividend yield is 5.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SPLS was $9.48, representing a -51.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.40 and a 5.04% increase over the 52 week low of $9.03.

SPLS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as JD.com, Inc. ( JD ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). SPLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.05. Zacks Investment Research reports SPLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -3.65%, compared to an industry average of .3%.

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

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

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

  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHM with an decrease of -5.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SPLS at 0.48%.

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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