Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014

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Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. ( SWM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SWM 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.

The previous trading day's last sale of SWM was $46.12, representing a -27.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.53 and a 26.74% increase over the 52 week low of $36.39.

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 $2.41. Zacks Investment Research reports SWM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -10.99%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SWM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ( PSCM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an increase of 10.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SWM at 3.56%.



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: SWM , IP , FBR , PSCM

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