Valspar Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 15, 2013. 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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of VAL was $60,
representing a -12.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.42 and
a 32.48% increase over the 52 week low of $45.29.
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 $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports VAL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.53%, compared to an
industry average of 13.7%.
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