Briggs & Stratton Corporation (BGG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 12, 2013
Briggs & Stratton Corporation ( BGG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that BGG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.92, the dividend yield is 2.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGG was $19.92, representing a -21.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.52 and a 9.63% increase over the 52 week low of $18.17.
BGG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). BGG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.76. Zacks Investment Research reports BGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.73%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.