Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FLS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of FLS was $165.45, representing a -2.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $169.54 and a 68.12% increase over the 52 week low of $98.41.
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 $8.57. Zacks Investment Research reports FLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.26%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
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 Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
- PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO )
- First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
- iShares MSCI Denmark Capped Investable Market Index Fund (EDEN)
- PowerShares Global Nuclear Energy Portfolio (PKN).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of 20.78% over the last 100 days. PIO has the highest percent weighting of FLS at 8.72%.
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