KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2016
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation ( KS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 12, 2017. Shareholders who purchased KS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that KS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.15, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KS was $22.15, representing a -5.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.35 and a 147.49% increase over the 52 week low of $8.95.
KS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as International Paper Company ( IP ) and Fibria Celulose S.A. ( FBR ). KS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports KS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -20.15%, compared to an industry average of -12.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KS as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
- PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ( PYZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is WOOD with an increase of 11.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KS at 3.15%.
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