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Washington Post Company (WPO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012
By: NASDAQ.com News
Washington Post Company ( WPO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $9.8 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased WPO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $372.94, the dividend yield is 10.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WPO was $372.94, representing a -7.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $405 and a 14.05% increase over the 52 week low of $327.
WPO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). WPO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $31.58. Zacks Investment Research reports WPO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -49.94%, compared to an industry average of -15.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WPO Dividend History page.