STERIS Corporation (STE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 26, 2013

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STERIS Corporation ( STE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $43.42, the dividend yield is 1.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STE was $43.42, representing a -6.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.59 and a 34.72% increase over the 52 week low of $32.23.

STE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ). STE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.74. Zacks Investment Research reports STE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.37%, compared to an industry average of .3%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to STE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STE as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI Singapore Index Fund ( EWS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWS with an decrease of -9.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STE at 2.51%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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