Scholastic Corporation (SCHL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 29, 2013

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Scholastic Corporation ( SCHL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCHL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that SCHL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCHL was $29.68, representing a -26.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.18 and a 18.58% increase over the 52 week low of $25.03.

SCHL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. ( MHP ) and Pearson, Plc ( PSO ). SCHL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.3. Zacks Investment Research reports SCHL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -55.13%, compared to an industry average of -10%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to SCHL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCHL as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of 10.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SCHL at 2.82%.



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