Mine Safety Appliances Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.28 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased MSA stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that MSA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $38.84, the dividend yield is 8.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSA was $38.84,
representing a -12.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.34 and
a 22.1% increase over the 52 week low of $31.81.
MSA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (
) and Johnson Controls, Inc. (
). MSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.36. Zacks Investment Research reports MSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 9.7%, compared to an industry
average of 11%.
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