The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (BONT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 16, 2013
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. ( BONT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BONT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th quarter that BONT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.61, the dividend yield is 1.89%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BONT was $10.61, representing a -53.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.68 and a 7.99% increase over the 52 week low of $9.82.
BONT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). BONT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.2. Zacks Investment Research reports BONT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 140.7%, compared to an industry average of -5.4%.