WD-40 Company (WDFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 12, 2013


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WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2013. 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 $57.47, the dividend yield is 2.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WDFC was $57.47, representing a -10.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.23 and a 27.37% increase over the 52 week low of $45.12.

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 $2.57. Zacks Investment Research reports WDFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.91%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

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 15.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDFC at 4.33%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: DD , DOW , PSCC , WDFC

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