TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation ( AMTD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AMTD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AMTD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.02, the dividend yield is 1.33%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AMTD was $27.02, representing a -2.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.65 and a 78.47% increase over the 52 week low of $15.14.
AMTD is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). AMTD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports AMTD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.56%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AMTD Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to AMTD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AMTD as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF ( IAI )
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 15.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AMTD at 5.14%.
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