Carriage Services, Inc. ( CSV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CSV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that CSV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.47, the dividend yield is .41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CSV was $24.47, representing a -3.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.37 and a 60.35% increase over the 52 week low of $15.26.
CSV is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International plc ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). CSV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports CSV's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.43%, compared to an industry average of 8%.
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