Jack In The Box Inc. ( JACK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 03, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2017. Shareholders who purchased JACK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of JACK was $94.06, representing a -16.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $113.30 and a 52.25% increase over the 52 week low of $61.78.
JACK is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). JACK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.83. Zacks Investment Research reports JACK's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 13.36%, compared to an industry average of 8.8%.
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