Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 31, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.125 per share scheduled for January 24,
2013. 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 $32.1,
representing a -8.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.06 and
a 38.24% 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 11.5%.
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