Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. ( SWM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SWM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of SWM was $37.06, representing a -12.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.50 and a 18.88% increase over the 52 week low of $31.18.

SWM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as International Paper Company ( IP ) and Fibria Celulose S.A. ( FBR ). SWM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.51. Zacks Investment Research reports SWM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.63%, compared to an industry average of 9.8%.


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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an increase of 23.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SWM at 3.52%.



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




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Referenced Stocks: FBR , IP , PSCM , SWM

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