MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012


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MTS Systems Corporation ( MTSC ) 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. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). 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%.

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

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