Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. ( HVT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 21, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1.04 per share scheduled for December 12, 2012. Shareholders who purchased HVT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2500% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $15.49, the dividend yield is 26.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HVT was $15.49, representing a -1.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.69 and a 49.09% increase over the 52 week low of $10.39.
HVT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). HVT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports HVT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 883.33%, compared to an industry average of 18%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HVT Dividend History page.