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

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Astec Industries, Inc. ( ASTE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ASTE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -90% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASTE was $35.15, representing a -4.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.99 and a 34.73% 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 $1.79. Zacks Investment Research reports ASTE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 38.74%, compared to an industry average of 12.8%.

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



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