Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 22, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SBUX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SBUX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SBUX was $67.58, representing a -2.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.49 and a 42.66% increase over the 52 week low of $47.37.
SBUX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ). SBUX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.25. Zacks Investment Research reports SBUX's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 12.49%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SBUX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SBUX as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF ( PEJ )
- Invesco Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF ( PBJ )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
- Barron's 400 ( BFOR )
- SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF ( SYG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an decrease of -5.73% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of SBUX at 5.43%.
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