Glatfelter ( GLT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GLT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 38th quarter that GLT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of GLT was $17.48, representing a -5.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.58 and a 24.32% increase over the 52 week low of $14.06.
GLT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as International Paper Company ( IP ) and Fibria Celulose S.A. ( FBR ). GLT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports GLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 33.33%, compared to an industry average of -1.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GLT Dividend History page.