Silgan Holdings, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for December 17,
2012. Shareholders who purchased SLGN stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that SLGN has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $43.55, the dividend yield is 1.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLGN was $43.55,
representing a -3.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.12 and
a 17.67% increase over the 52 week low of $37.01.
SLGN is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) and Ball Corporation (
). SLGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports SLGN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.19%, compared to an
industry average of 10.1%.
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