Briggs & Stratton Corporation ( BGG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BGG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that BGG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.91, the dividend yield is 2.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGG was $20.91, representing a -9.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.02 and a 14.83% increase over the 52 week low of $18.21.
BGG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). BGG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.75. Zacks Investment Research reports BGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -2.69%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.
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