KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 28, 2015
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation ( KS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 13, 2015. Shareholders who purchased KS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.78, the dividend yield is 2.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KS was $17.78, representing a -50.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.88 and a 2.27% increase over the 52 week low of $17.39.
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 $1.53. Zacks Investment Research reports KS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -8.82%, compared to an industry average of 6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio ( PSCM )
- PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio ( DWAS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an decrease of -2.59% over the last 100 days. PSCM has the highest percent weighting of KS at 7.38%.
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