Carpenter Technology Corporation ( CRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CRS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 26th quarter that CRS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $54.52, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CRS was $54.52, representing a -18.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $67 and a 3.83% increase over the 52 week low of $52.51.
CRS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as POSCO ( PKX ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). CRS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports CRS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 29.45%, compared to an industry average of 18.7%.