Meredith Corporation (MDP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Meredith Corporation ( MDP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MDP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.54% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of MDP was $43.18, representing a -6.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.95 and a 60.58% increase over the 52 week low of $26.89.

MDP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Gannett Co., Inc. ( GCI ) and Rovi Corporation ( ROVI ). MDP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports MDP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.12%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.

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



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