West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 22, 2013

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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ( WST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WST has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $73.54, the dividend yield is 1.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WST was $73.54, representing a -0.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.60 and a 56.9% increase over the 52 week low of $46.87.

WST is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Clorox Company ( CLX ) and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ( SIAL ). WST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports WST's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.77%, compared to an industry average of -.4%.


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

Interested in gaining exposure to WST through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WST as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCH with an increase of 20.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WST at 3.7%.



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: CLX , PSCH , SIAL , WST

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