WD-40 Company (WDFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 09, 2014


WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WDFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WDFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $75.58, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WDFC was $75.58, representing a -4.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.31 and a 33.49% increase over the 52 week low of $56.62.

WDFC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). WDFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.6. Zacks Investment Research reports WDFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.06%, compared to an industry average of 6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to WDFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WDFC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ( PSCC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 10.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDFC at 4.53%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: WDFC , DOW , DD , PSCC

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