Mine Safety Appliances Company (MSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013


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Mine Safety Appliances Company ( MSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MSA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that MSA has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSA was $45.73, representing a -1.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.63 and a 38.87% increase over the 52 week low of $32.93.

MSA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ) and Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ). 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 -9.3%.

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

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