United Stationers Inc. (USTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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United Stationers Inc. ( USTR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased USTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $30.76, the dividend yield is 1.82%.

The previous trading day's last sale of USTR was $30.76, representing a -12.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $35 and a 28.54% increase over the 52 week low of $23.93.

USTR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as International Paper Company ( IP ) and Fibria Celulose S.A. ( FBR ). USTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.58. Zacks Investment Research reports USTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.74%, compared to an industry average of 10%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: FBR , IP , USTR

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