Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.485 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 09, 2018. Shareholders who purchased EMR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.04% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EMR was $70.38, representing a -5.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.45 and a 23.97% increase over the 52 week low of $56.77.
EMR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as General Electric Company ( GE ) and Sony Corp Ord ( SNE ). EMR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports EMR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.37%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.
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