Graco Inc. ( GGG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 12, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased GGG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of GGG was $85.26, representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.62 and a 35.23% increase over the 52 week low of $63.05.
GGG is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Xylem Inc. ( XYL ) and IDEX Corporation ( IEX ). GGG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.48. Zacks Investment Research reports GGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -1.45%, compared to an industry average of -4.5%.