Encore Wire Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 02, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WIRE stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 30th quarter that WIRE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIRE was $48.51,
representing a -16.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.99 and
a 54.2% increase over the 52 week low of $31.46.
WIRE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation (
) and Nidec Corporation (Nihon Densan Kabushiki Kaisha) (
). WIRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports WIRE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.47%, compared to an
industry average of 6.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WIRE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WIRE as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FYC with an increase of
4.92% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WIRE at 0.87%.