FLIR Systems, Inc. ( FLIR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FLIR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that FLIR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.98, the dividend yield is 1.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FLIR was $33.98, representing a -9.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.42 and a 21.73% increase over the 52 week low of $27.91.
FLIR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). FLIR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.04. Zacks Investment Research reports FLIR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.14%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.