Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. (HTSI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013
Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. ( HTSI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HTSI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HTSI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $49.15, the dividend yield is 1.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HTSI was $49.15, representing a -1.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.90 and a 39.43% increase over the 52 week low of $35.25.
HTSI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Fairway Group Holdings Corp. ( FWM ) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ). HTSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports HTSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.85%, compared to an industry average of .8%.