Douglas Dynamics, Inc. ( PLOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.2225 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PLOW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PLOW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.56, the dividend yield is 4.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PLOW was $21.56, representing a -11.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.48 and a 15.41% increase over the 52 week low of $18.68.
PLOW is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) and CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ). PLOW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports PLOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -.27%, compared to an industry average of 4%.
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