Textron Inc. ( TXT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased TXT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that TXT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of TXT was $51.93, representing a -28.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.87 and a 20.01% increase over the 52 week low of $43.27.
TXT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Boeing Company ( BA ) and United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ). TXT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.87. Zacks Investment Research reports TXT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 9.93%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TXT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TXT as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is GMFL with an increase of 0.26% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of TXT at 3.15%.
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