Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. (SSD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2012
Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. ( SSD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SSD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that SSD has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SSD was $32.07, representing a -8.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.23 and a 38.11% increase over the 52 week low of $23.22.
SSD is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). SSD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.85. Zacks Investment Research reports SSD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -23.21%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SSD Dividend History page.