Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 06, 2013
Sensient Technologies Corporation ( SXT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SXT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.55% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $44.13, the dividend yield is 2.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SXT was $44.13, representing a -2.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.41 and a 33.2% increase over the 52 week low of $33.13.
SXT 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 ). SXT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports SXT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.63%, compared to an industry average of -1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SXT Dividend History page.