Capella Education Company ( CPLA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CPLA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CPLA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $87.45, the dividend yield is 1.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CPLA was $87.45, representing a -11.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $99.25 and a 79.2% increase over the 52 week low of $48.80.
CPLA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls International plc ( JCI ) and New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. ( EDU ). CPLA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.79. Zacks Investment Research reports CPLA's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 1.77%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.