Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2013


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Encore Wire Corporation ( WIRE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share scheduled for January 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WIRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that WIRE has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WIRE was $30.43, representing a -6.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.64 and a 29.05% increase over the 52 week low of $23.58.

WIRE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). WIRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports WIRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -56.78%, compared to an industry average of -8.8%.

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

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