Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2013


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Astec Industries, Inc. ( ASTE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ASTE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $34.99, the dividend yield is 1.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASTE was $34.99, representing a -6.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.50 and a 34.11% increase over the 52 week low of $26.09.

ASTE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) and CNH Global N.V. ( CNH ). ASTE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.82. Zacks Investment Research reports ASTE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.36%, compared to an industry average of 19.3%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: ASTE , CAT , CNH

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