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Silgan Holdings, Inc. (SLGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Silgan Holdings, Inc. ( SLGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLGN was $45.27, representing a -0.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.33 and a 15.75% increase over the 52 week low of $39.11.
SLGN is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). SLGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.17. Zacks Investment Research reports SLGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.74%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SLGN Dividend History page.