MTS Systems Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased MTSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $49.34, the dividend yield is 2.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MTSC was $49.34,
representing a -10.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $55 and a
33.89% increase over the 52 week low of $36.85.
MTSC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Canon, Inc. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). MTSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.2. Zacks Investment Research reports MTSC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.76%, compared to an
industry average of -4.4%.
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