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Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Standard Motor Products, Inc. ( SMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 22.22% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SMP was $22.29, representing a -13.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.91 and a 86.68% increase over the 52 week low of $11.94.
SMP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ). SMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports SMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 12.61%, compared to an industry average of -1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SMP Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to SMP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SMP as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant ( PIQ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIQ with an increase of 19.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SMP at 0.56%.