Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 02, 2014


Encore Wire Corporation ( WIRE ) 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 ( PCP ) and Nidec Corporation (Nihon Densan Kabushiki Kaisha) ( NJ ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WIRE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( FYC ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: WIRE , PCP , NJ , FYC

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