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By Dividend Channel Staff, Tuesday, December 4, 11:06 AM ET
On 12/6/12, Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) will trade ex-dividend, for its annual dividend of $0.75, payable on 12/28/12. As a percentage of DIS's recent stock price of $49.28, this dividend works out to approximately 1.52%, so look for shares of Walt Disney Co. to trade 1.52% lower — all else being equal — when DIS shares open for trading on 12/6/12.
Below is a dividend history chart for DIS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.75 declared by Walt Disney Co. :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from DIS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, DIS makes up 6.36% of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (AMEX:XLY) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday.
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In Tuesday trading, Walt Disney Co. shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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