Brown Shoe Company, Inc. ( BWS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 16, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BWS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 29th quarter that BWS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.66, the dividend yield is 1.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BWS was $27.66, representing a -6.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.65 and a 40.76% increase over the 52 week low of $19.65.
BWS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) and Deckers Outdoor Corporation ( DECK ). BWS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports BWS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 12.29%, compared to an industry average of 7%.
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