KAR Auction Services, Inc ( KAR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KAR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of KAR was $20.62, representing a -7.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.32 and a 46.24% increase over the 52 week low of $14.10.
KAR is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) and CarMax Inc ( KMX ). KAR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.66. Zacks Investment Research reports KAR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 64.79%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KAR Dividend History page.