Airgas, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 10, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that ARG has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $109.72, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of ARG was $109.72,
representing a -2.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $112.43 and
a 23.84% increase over the 52 week low of $88.60.
ARG is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Danaher Corporation (
) and ASML Holding N.V. (
). ARG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.59. Zacks Investment Research reports ARG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.35%, compared to an
industry average of 4.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ARG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ARG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of
10.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ARG at 2.44%.