Houston Wire & Cable Company ( HWCC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HWCC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HWCC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.74, the dividend yield is 3.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HWCC was $13.74, representing a -8.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.07 and a 32.2% increase over the 52 week low of $10.39.
HWCC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). HWCC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.52. Zacks Investment Research reports HWCC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -10.42%, compared to an industry average of 22.5%.
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