Silgan Holdings, Inc. (SLGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

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Silgan Holdings, Inc. ( SLGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $47.59, the dividend yield is 1.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SLGN was $47.59, representing a -4.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.83 and a 21.68% increase over the 52 week low of $39.11.

SLGN is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ). SLGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports SLGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.27%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.

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



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