Watsco, Inc. (WSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 23, 2013
Watsco, Inc. ( WSO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WSO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -95.55% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSO was $75.52, representing a -6% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.34 and a 17.76% increase over the 52 week low of $64.13.
WSO is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). WSO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports WSO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 11.46%, compared to an industry average of -27%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WSO Dividend History page.