Washington Post Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $9.8 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased WPO stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock
price of $372.94, the dividend yield is 10.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WPO was $372.94,
representing a -7.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $405 and a
14.05% increase over the 52 week low of $327.
WPO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) (
) and H&R Block, Inc. (
). WPO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $31.58. Zacks Investment Research reports WPO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -49.94%, compared to an
industry average of -15.5%.
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