Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 02, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 17, 2020. Shareholders who purchased WIRE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 53rd quarter that WIRE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIRE was $57.61, representing a -7.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.08 and a 18.83% increase over the 52 week low of $48.48.
WIRE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Parker-Hannifin Corporation (PH) and Baker Hughes Company (BKR). WIRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.47. Zacks Investment Research reports WIRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -19.52%, compared to an industry average of -23.5%.
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