Xylem Inc. ( XYL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1164 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XYL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.02% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of XYL was $27.95, representing a -3.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.87 and a 24.61% increase over the 52 week low of $22.43.
XYL is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) and IDEX Corporation ( IEX ). XYL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports XYL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.72%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the XYL Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to XYL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XYL as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P Global Water ( CGW )
- PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO )
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
- PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of 14.67% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of XYL at 4.81%.
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