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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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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