Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (HOT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2014
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. ( HOT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HOT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $80.48, the dividend yield is 4.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HOT was $80.48, representing a -2.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.81 and a 33.11% increase over the 52 week low of $60.46.
HOT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( HLT ). HOT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.91. Zacks Investment Research reports HOT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -5.55%, compared to an industry average of 12.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HOT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HOT as a top-10 holding:
- Columbia Large Cap Growth ETF ( RPX )
- iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMC with an increase of 5.74% over the last 100 days. RPX has the highest percent weighting of HOT at 1.98%.
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