Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13,
2014. Shareholders who purchased SIAL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 6.98% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $97.69, the dividend yield is .94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIAL was $97.69,
representing a -0.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $98.04 and
a 22.62% increase over the 52 week low of $79.67.
SIAL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Clorox Company (
) and Ashland Inc. (
). SIAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.09. Zacks Investment Research reports SIAL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.99%, compared to an
industry average of 16.8%.
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