Silgan Holdings, Inc. (SLGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
Silgan Holdings, Inc. ( SLGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SLGN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.04, the dividend yield is 1.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLGN was $48.04, representing a -4.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.51 and a 17.98% increase over the 52 week low of $40.72.
SLGN is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ). SLGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.86. Zacks Investment Research reports SLGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.7%, compared to an industry average of 15.3%.