WD-40 Company (WDFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2013

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WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) 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 ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WDFC Dividend History page.

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 Smal ( PSCC ).

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%.



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