Valspar Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.23 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased VAL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
15% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$61.99, the dividend yield is 1.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VAL was $61.99,
representing a -2.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.35 and
a 73.59% increase over the 52 week low of $35.71.
VAL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as PPG Industries, Inc. (
) and RPM International Inc. (
). VAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.09. Zacks Investment Research reports VAL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.83%, compared to an
industry average of 17.8%.
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