Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SBUX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $52.07, the dividend yield is 2.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SBUX was $52.07, representing a -15.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.94 and a 9.92% increase over the 52 week low of $47.37.
SBUX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ). SBUX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.19. Zacks Investment Research reports SBUX's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 17.06%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SBUX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SBUX as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P 500 Quality ETF ( SPHQ )
- Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF ( VCR )
- VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
- Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary Index ETF ( FDIS )
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( SPMV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FDIS with an increase of 5.84% over the last 100 days. SPHQ has the highest percent weighting of SBUX at 2.59%.