Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Fibria Celulose S.A. (
). 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%.
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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 S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio (
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%.