Xerox Corporation ( XRX ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0425 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XRX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that XRX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $7.05, the dividend yield is 2.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XRX was $7.05, representing a -20.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.84 and a 15.57% increase over the 52 week low of $6.10.
XRX is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ( PANW ) and Fortinet, Inc. ( FTNT ). XRX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.88. Zacks Investment Research reports XRX's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -4.4%, compared to an industry average of -10.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the XRX Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to XRX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XRX as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLC with an increase of 0.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of XRX at 0.48%.