MKS Instruments, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). 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%.
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