Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (ARCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 24, 2014
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. ( ARCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 24, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.0596 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ARCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -0.17% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ARCO was $9.75, representing a -37.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.52 and a 17.47% increase over the 52 week low of $8.30.
ARCO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). ARCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.25. Zacks Investment Research reports ARCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .95%, compared to an industry average of 8.8%.