Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 26, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased SWM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
49th quarter that SWM has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $36.29, the dividend yield is 1.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SWM was $36.29,
representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.87 and
a 18.63% increase over the 52 week low of $30.59.
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 $3.4. Zacks Investment Research reports SWM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 13.3%, compared to an
industry average of 10%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SWM through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
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 decrease of
-4.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SWM at 4.02%.