Silgan Holdings, Inc. (SLGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Silgan Holdings, Inc. ( SLGN ) 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 ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). 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%.

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



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