Mine Safety Appliances Company (MSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 15, 2013

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Mine Safety Appliances Company ( MSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MSA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $53.5, the dividend yield is 2.24%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSA was $53.5, representing a -3.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.38 and a 58.38% increase over the 52 week low of $33.78.

MSA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ). MSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.18. Zacks Investment Research reports MSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.59%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.

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



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