Dover Corporation ( DOV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased DOV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.82% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $85.27, the dividend yield is 2.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DOV was $85.27, representing a -2.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.63 and a 30.18% increase over the 52 week low of $65.50.
DOV is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). DOV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.99. Zacks Investment Research reports DOV's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 39.94%, compared to an industry average of 13.3%.
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