WD-40 Company (WDFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 09, 2014
WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WDFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.68% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $75.97, the dividend yield is 1.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDFC was $75.97, representing a -4.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.31 and a 45.2% increase over the 52 week low of $52.32.
WDFC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). WDFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.59. Zacks Investment Research reports WDFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.06%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WDFC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WDFC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ( PSCC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 2.58% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDFC at 5.07%.