KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012


KMG Chemicals, Inc. ( KMG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased KMG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KMG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.43, the dividend yield is .65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KMG was $18.43, representing a -6.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.72 and a 22.95% increase over the 52 week low of $14.99.

KMG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). KMG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.24. Zacks Investment Research reports KMG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.1%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: DD , DOW , KMG

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