Green Plains, Inc. ( GPRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GPRE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that GPRE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of GPRE was $19.25, representing a -26.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.05 and a 23.4% increase over the 52 week low of $15.60.
GPRE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and Praxair, Inc. ( PX ). GPRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports GPRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 163.49%, compared to an industry average of 20.1%.
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