Seaspan Corporation (SSW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013
Seaspan Corporation ( SSW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $22.82, the dividend yield is 5.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SSW was $22.82, representing a -2.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.52 and a 60.7% increase over the 52 week low of $14.20.
SSW is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). SSW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.75. Zacks Investment Research reports SSW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -22.37%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SSW Dividend History page.