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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 22, 2015

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WSM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $76.79, the dividend yield is 1.82%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $76.79, representing a -9.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.75 and a 26.99% increase over the 52 week low of $60.47.

WSM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ). WSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.26. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 8.04%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.

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

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

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

  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHB with an increase of 7.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WSM at 3.32%.

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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