Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share scheduled for January 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FLS stock 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 $144.25, the dividend yield is 1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FLS was $144.25, representing a -1.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $147.10 and a 48.71% increase over the 52 week low of $97.
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 $7.99. Zacks Investment Research reports FLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.26%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FLS Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to FLS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FLS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO )
- MSCI Denmark Capped Investable Market Index (EDEN)
- PowerShares Global Nuclear Portfolio ( PKN )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EDEN with an increase of 18.4% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent weighting of FLS at 8.38%.
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