Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 15, 2014
Quaker Chemical Corporation ( KWR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KWR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that KWR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KWR was $73.91, representing a -9.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.52 and a 38.05% increase over the 52 week low of $53.54.
KWR 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 ). KWR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.2. Zacks Investment Research reports KWR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.19%, compared to an industry average of -4.6%.