Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. ( FMX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 04, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.740351 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 18, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FMX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -52.15% decrease from the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of FMX was $90.49, representing a -10.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.80 and a 12.58% increase over the 52 week low of $80.38.
FMX is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ) and Coca-Cola Company ( KO ). FMX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.87. Zacks Investment Research reports FMX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 23.35%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.