ESCO Technologies Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 01, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 17,
2014. Shareholders who purchased ESE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
18th quarter that ESE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESE was $34.18,
representing a -17.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.31 and
a 12.99% increase over the 52 week low of $30.25.
ESE is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. (
) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
). ESE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports ESE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.44%, compared to an
industry average of 15.6%.
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7.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ESE at 3.98%.