Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (ESIO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 11, 2012


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Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. ( ESIO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 11, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $2 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ESIO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2400% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $11.39, the dividend yield is 210.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ESIO was $11.39, representing a -33% decrease from the 52 week high of $17 and a 15.63% increase over the 52 week low of $9.85.

ESIO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). ESIO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.19. Zacks Investment Research reports ESIO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -74.71%, compared to an industry average of -14.2%.

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

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