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Greif Bros. Corporation (GEF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012
By: NASDAQ.com News
Greif Bros. Corporation ( GEF ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share scheduled for December 26, 2012. Shareholders who purchased GEF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that GEF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.44, the dividend yield is 4.05%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GEF was $41.44, representing a -27.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.88 and a 6.86% increase over the 52 week low of $38.78.
GEF is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). GEF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports GEF's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -28.42%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GEF Dividend History page.