Greif Bros. Corporation ( GEF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GEF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that GEF has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of GEF was $53.52, representing a -5.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.88 and a 38.01% increase over the 52 week low of $38.78.
GEF is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). GEF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.21. Zacks Investment Research reports GEF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.69%, compared to an industry average of 16.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GEF Dividend History page.
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