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12/17/2012 2:00:04 PM
Georgia Gulf Corporation ( GGC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased GGC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 35th quarter that GGC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.77, the dividend yield is .75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GGC was $42.77, representing a -9.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.17 and a 145.52% increase over the 52 week low of $17.42.
GGC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). GGC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.42. Zacks Investment Research reports GGC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -13.88%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GGC Dividend History page.
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