Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ( SIAL ) 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 ( CLX ) and Ashland Inc. ( ASH ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SIAL Dividend History page.



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