Glatfelter ( GLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 01, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GLT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GLT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.05, the dividend yield is 2.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GLT was $17.05, representing a -38.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.58 and a 2.96% increase over the 52 week low of $16.56.
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 $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports GLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -4.52%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.
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