Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. ( HY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.285 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased HY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.64% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $72.78, the dividend yield is 1.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HY was $72.78, representing a -20.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.15 and a 17.03% increase over the 52 week low of $62.19.
HY is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) and CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ). HY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.11. Zacks Investment Research reports HY's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -25.61%, compared to an industry average of -25.6%.