Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 11, 2018

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Astec Industries, Inc. ( ASTE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ASTE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that ASTE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $57.47, the dividend yield is .7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASTE was $57.47, representing a -11.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.80 and a 25.75% increase over the 52 week low of $45.70.

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 $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports ASTE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 114.3%, compared to an industry average of 12.8%.

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.

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Referenced Symbols: ASTE , CAT , CNHI

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