West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 21, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 06,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WST stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-47.37% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $39.71, the dividend yield is 1.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WST was $39.71,
representing a -22.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.12 and
a 10.49% increase over the 52 week low of $35.94.
WST is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (
) and Clorox Company (
). WST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports WST's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.35%, compared to an
industry average of 12%.
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