Xylem Inc. ( XYL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1164 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XYL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that XYL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.49, the dividend yield is 1.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XYL was $27.49, representing a -7.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.79 and a 17.43% increase over the 52 week low of $23.41.
XYL is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) and Colfax Corporation ( CFX ). XYL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.24. Zacks Investment Research reports XYL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -19.38%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to XYL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XYL as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIO with an increase of 7.11% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent weighting of XYL at 3.47%.