Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 10, 2018

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Astec Industries, Inc. ( ASTE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ASTE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $46.34, the dividend yield is .95%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASTE was $46.34, representing a -28.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.80 and a 2.3% increase over the 52 week low of $45.30.

ASTE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) and CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ). ASTE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.54. Zacks Investment Research reports ASTE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 109.02%, compared to an industry average of 18.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ASTE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ASTE , CAT , CNHI

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