Johnson Outdoors Inc. ( JOUT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 10, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 26, 2017. Shareholders who purchased JOUT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of JOUT was $35.53, representing a -21.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.35 and a 93.84% increase over the 52 week low of $18.33.
JOUT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mattel, Inc. ( MAT ) and Hasbro, Inc. ( HAS ). JOUT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.35. Zacks Investment Research reports JOUT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 10%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.
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