STERIS Corporation (
) 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. (
) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
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%.