Mine Safety Appliances Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $49.94, the dividend yield is 2.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSA was $49.94,
representing a -2.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.07 and
a 51.66% increase over the 52 week low of $32.93.
MSA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. (
) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (
). MSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports MSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.74%, compared to an
industry average of 6.2%.
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