MSA Safety Incorporporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MSA stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 3.33% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $55.02, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of MSA was $55.02,
representing a -9.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.08 and
a 18.32% increase over the 52 week low of $46.50.
MSA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. (
) and Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (
). MSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports MSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -7.14%, compared to an
industry average of 15.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MSA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MSA as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DGRS with an decrease of
-1.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MSA at 1.31%.