MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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MKS Instruments, Inc. ( MKSI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MKSI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current stock price of $24.29, the dividend yield is 2.63%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MKSI was $24.29, representing a -30.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.99 and a 8.2% increase over the 52 week low of $22.45.

MKSI is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). MKSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.26. Zacks Investment Research reports MKSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -61.28%, compared to an industry average of -21.2%.


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



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