STERIS Corporation (STE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 18, 2013


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STERIS Corporation ( STE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 18, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $45.45, the dividend yield is 1.85%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STE was $45.45, representing a -3.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.34 and a 41.02% 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 $2.56. Zacks Investment Research reports STE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.48%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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Referenced Stocks: ISRG , JCI , STE

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