Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.125 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased SSD stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th
quarter that SSD has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SSD was $32.07,
representing a -8.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.23 and
a 38.11% increase over the 52 week low of $23.22.
SSD is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Canon, Inc. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). SSD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.85. Zacks Investment Research reports SSD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -23.21%, compared to an
industry average of 12.1%.
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