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Airgas, Inc. (ARG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 12, 2013

Posted
3/8/2013 9:00:00 AM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:ARG;CAJ;DHR

Airgas, Inc. ( ARG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ARG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARG was $101.65, representing a -0.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $102.48 and a 33.73% increase over the 52 week low of $76.01.

ARG is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). ARG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.35. Zacks Investment Research reports ARG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.7%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.

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