ESCO Technologies Inc. ( ESE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ESE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that ESE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.52, the dividend yield is .88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESE was $36.52, representing a -8.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.73 and a 10.63% increase over the 52 week low of $33.01.
ESE is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). ESE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports ESE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 4.85%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.
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