Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 21, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 06, 2016. Shareholders who purchased FLS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FLS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $40.8, the dividend yield is 1.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FLS was $40.8, representing a -36.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.41 and a 3.38% increase over the 52 week low of $39.47.
FLS is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Xylem Inc. ( XYL ) and IDEX Corporation ( IEX ). FLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports FLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -17.74%, compared to an industry average of -7.9%.