AptarGroup, Inc. ( ATR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ATR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ATR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $78.79, the dividend yield is 1.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ATR was $78.79, representing a -3.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.50 and a 12.04% increase over the 52 week low of $70.32.
ATR is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Newell Brands Inc. ( NWL ) and Berry Global Group, Inc. ( BERY ). ATR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.31. Zacks Investment Research reports ATR's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.7%, compared to an industry average of 5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ATR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ATR as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 6.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ATR at 1.98%.