Granite Construction Incorporated ( GVA ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GVA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that GVA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.86, the dividend yield is 1.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GVA was $33.86, representing a -2.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.62 and a 58.37% increase over the 52 week low of $21.38.
GVA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). GVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.16. Zacks Investment Research reports GVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .19%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GVA Dividend History page.
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