WD-40 Company (WDFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 17, 2013

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WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WDFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WDFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $65.35, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WDFC was $65.35, representing a -0.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.89 and a 44.84% 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 11.82%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.


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 Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XSLV with an increase of 6.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDFC at 0.71%.



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: DD , DOW , WDFC , XSLV

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