Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased SIAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that SIAL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $72.2, the dividend yield is 1.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIAL was $72.2,
representing a -3.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.94 and
a 23.06% increase over the 52 week low of $58.67.
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 $3.71. Zacks Investment Research reports SIAL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 3.16%, compared to an
industry average of 4.8%.
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