Starbucks Trades Ex-Dividend


According to Dividend Channel, on 8/8/11, Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 8/26/11. As a percentage of SBUX's recent stock price of $38.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.

Below is a dividend history chart for SBUX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Starbucks Corp.:

SBUX Dividend History
Date Div*
05/09/11 0.130
02/07/11 0.130
11/16/10 0.130
08/02/10 0.130
04/05/10 0.100
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SBUX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.35% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SBUX makes up 5.65% of the Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment Portfolio ETF (PEJ) which is trading lower by about 1.5% on the day Thursday.

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SBUX operates in the Beverages & Wineries sector.

In Thursday trading, Starbucks Corp. shares are currently down about 1.6% on the day.

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