H. B. Fuller Company ( FUL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FUL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $46.71, the dividend yield is 1.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FUL was $46.71, representing a -12.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.31 and a 26.4% increase over the 52 week low of $36.95.
FUL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ). FUL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.66. Zacks Investment Research reports FUL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.14%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FUL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FUL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ( PSCM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an increase of 5.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FUL at 5.91%.
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