ESCO Technologies Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 02, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18,
2013. Shareholders who purchased ESE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
14th quarter that ESE has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $40.86, the dividend yield is .78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESE was $40.86,
representing a -3.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.42 and
a 23.89% increase over the 52 week low of $32.98.
ESE is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). ESE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports ESE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.72%, compared to an
industry average of 4.8%.
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