Baltic Trading Limited (BALT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 12, 2014
Baltic Trading Limited ( BALT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BALT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $5.1, the dividend yield is .78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BALT was $5.1, representing a -35.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.94 and a 37.84% increase over the 52 week low of $3.70.
BALT is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). BALT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.23. Zacks Investment Research reports BALT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 86.11%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.