Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2013
Sensient Technologies Corporation ( SXT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SXT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SXT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SXT was $38.71, representing a -5.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.08 and a 16.84% 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 $2.51. Zacks Investment Research reports SXT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.27%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SXT Dividend History page.