Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 23, 2013
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that WSM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $44.68, representing a -7.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.07 and a 36.76% increase over the 52 week low of $32.67.
WSM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ). WSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.15%, compared to an industry average of 21.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WSM Dividend History page.