WD-40 Company (WDFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2014
WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDFC was $75.33, representing a -5.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.31 and a 63.48% increase over the 52 week low of $46.08.
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 $2.54. Zacks Investment Research reports WDFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.66%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.
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 9.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDFC at 5.14%.