WD-40 Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30,
2013. Shareholders who purchased WDFC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 6.9% increase over the same period a year ago. At the
current stock price of $53.19, the dividend yield is 2.33%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDFC was $53.19,
representing a -4.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.86 and
a 23.3% increase over the 52 week low of $43.14.
WDFC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). WDFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports WDFC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.48%, compared to an
industry average of 2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WDFC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WDFC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of
12.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WDFC at 4.66%.