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Seaspan Corporation (SSW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 8/7/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: CUK;GD;SSW

Seaspan Corporation ( SSW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SSW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $21.07, the dividend yield is 5.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SSW was $21.07, representing a -10.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.52 and a 43.04% increase over the 52 week low of $14.73.

SSW is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ). SSW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports SSW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -30.43%, compared to an industry average of .8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SSW Dividend History page.