AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 28, 2013


AptarGroup, Inc. ( ATR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ATR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.64% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ATR was $51.81, representing a -6.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.49 and a 14.65% increase over the 52 week low of $45.19.

ATR is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. ( NWL ) and Tupperware Corporation ( TUP ). ATR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.44. Zacks Investment Research reports ATR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -8.4%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ATR Dividend History page.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: ATR , NWL , TUP

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