KMG Chemicals, Inc. ( KMG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 19, 2018. Shareholders who purchased KMG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that KMG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMG was $61.92, representing a -9.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.13 and a 68.9% increase over the 52 week low of $36.66.
KMG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and Praxair, Inc. ( PX ). KMG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.91. Zacks Investment Research reports KMG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 39.79%, compared to an industry average of 18.9%.