James Hardie Industries plc. (JHX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 16, 2013
James Hardie Industries plc. ( JHX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JHX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -78.38% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of JHX was $51.72, representing a -10.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.60 and a 29.4% increase over the 52 week low of $39.97.
JHX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as CRH PLC ( CRH ) and Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. ( CX ). JHX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.76. Zacks Investment Research reports JHX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 39.69%, compared to an industry average of 21.5%.