Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (ESIO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 19, 2012

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Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. ( ESIO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share scheduled for December 05, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ESIO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ESIO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.99, the dividend yield is 3.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ESIO was $9.99, representing a -41.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $17 and a 0.71% increase over the 52 week low of $9.92.

ESIO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). 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 -117.24%, compared to an industry average of -1.4%.

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

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This article appears in: News Headlines , Earnings
Referenced Symbols: CAJ , DHR , ESIO

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