Horace Mann Educators Corporation ( HMN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased HMN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that HMN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.59, the dividend yield is 2.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HMN was $33.59, representing a -11.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.01 and a 11.3% increase over the 52 week low of $30.18.
HMN is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). HMN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.42. Zacks Investment Research reports HMN's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -8.26%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.