Dover Corporation ( DOV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 25, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased DOV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $65.25, the dividend yield is 2.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DOV was $65.25, representing a -21.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.55 and a 17.57% increase over the 52 week low of $55.50.
DOV is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). DOV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.56. Zacks Investment Research reports DOV's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -17.91%, compared to an industry average of -8.4%.
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