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Safe Bulkers, Inc (SB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Safe Bulkers, Inc ( SB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $6.84, the dividend yield is 2.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SB was $6.84, representing a -0.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.88 and a 119.23% increase over the 52 week low of $3.12.
SB is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). SB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.22. Zacks Investment Research reports SB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -45.59%, compared to an industry average of -2.6%.