Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2013


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Encore Wire Corporation ( WIRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WIRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 29th quarter that WIRE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $54.33, the dividend yield is .15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WIRE was $54.33, representing a -0.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.84 and a 85.62% increase over the 52 week low of $29.27.

WIRE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). WIRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.97. Zacks Investment Research reports WIRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 160.44%, compared to an industry average of 21.4%.

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.

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Referenced Stocks: NOV , PCP , WIRE

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