Granite Construction Incorporated ( GVA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GVA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 32nd quarter that GVA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.68, the dividend yield is 1.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GVA was $30.68, representing a -21.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.09 and a 1.69% increase over the 52 week low of $30.17.
GVA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Transdigm Group Incorporated ( TDG ). GVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.83. Zacks Investment Research reports GVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 160%, compared to an industry average of -11.8%.
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