MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 04, 2013

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MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. ( MSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $76.37, the dividend yield is 1.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSM was $76.37, representing a -13.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.92 and a 11.68% increase over the 52 week low of $68.38.

MSM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). MSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.75. Zacks Investment Research reports MSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.74%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MSM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ASML , DHR , MSM

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