Mine Safety Appliances Company (
) 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. (
) 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 -9.3%.
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