Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. ( ALSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ALSN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that ALSN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.57, the dividend yield is 1.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALSN was $29.57, representing a -8.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.21 and a 33.86% increase over the 52 week low of $22.09.
ALSN is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Magna International, Inc. ( MGA ). ALSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports ALSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -41.49%, compared to an industry average of 12.5%.
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