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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WMT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WMT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $81.28, the dividend yield is 2.51%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WMT was $81.28, representing a -0.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.76 and a 24.51% increase over the 52 week low of $65.28.

WMT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) and Target Corporation ( TGT ). WMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.41. Zacks Investment Research reports WMT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as .98%, compared to an industry average of -5.1%.

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

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

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

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF - DNQ ( VDC )
  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF ( IYC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYC with an increase of 4.21% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting of WMT at 5.87%.

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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