West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 21, 2014


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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ( WST ) 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 ( SIAL ) and Clorox Company ( CLX ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WST Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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