Sensient Technologies Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SXT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
4.55% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $38.7, the dividend yield is 2.38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SXT was $38.7,
representing a -1.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.39 and
a 16.81% increase over the 52 week low of $33.13.
SXT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). SXT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.34. Zacks Investment Research reports SXT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.23%, compared to an
industry average of 2.4%.
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