Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2014
Houston Wire & Cable Company ( HWCC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HWCC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $12.45, the dividend yield is 3.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HWCC was $12.45, representing a -17.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.07 and a 8.36% increase over the 52 week low of $11.49.
HWCC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). HWCC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.44. Zacks Investment Research reports HWCC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.1%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.