Encore Wire Corporation ( WIRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 05, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 21, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WIRE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 43rd quarter that WIRE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.7, the dividend yield is .19%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIRE was $42.7, representing a -14.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.75 and a 26.71% increase over the 52 week low of $33.70.
WIRE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). WIRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports WIRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 39.88%, compared to an industry average of 19.8%.
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