Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Fibria Celulose S.A. (
). 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%.
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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
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%.