Safe Bulkers, Inc (SB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2013
Safe Bulkers, Inc ( SB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.5, the dividend yield is 3.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SB was $5.5, representing a -18.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.71 and a 76.28% 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 $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports SB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -37.82%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SB Dividend History page.