KMG Chemicals, Inc. ( KMG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KMG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that KMG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.41, the dividend yield is .78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMG was $15.41, representing a -36.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.17 and a 6.5% increase over the 52 week low of $14.47.
KMG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). KMG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.19. Zacks Investment Research reports KMG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -33.33%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.
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