IDEX Corporation ( IEX ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 09, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased IEX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that IEX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of IEX was $48.09, representing a -0.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.50 and a 41.19% increase over the 52 week low of $34.06.
IEX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) and Xylem Inc. ( XYL ). IEX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.44. Zacks Investment Research reports IEX's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 4.02%, compared to an industry average of .1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IEX Dividend History page.