KNOT Offshore Partners LP ( KNOP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased KNOP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that KNOP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KNOP was $22.45, representing a -9.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.67 and a 107.87% increase over the 52 week low of $10.80.
KNOP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). KNOP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.73. Zacks Investment Research reports KNOP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -25.67%, compared to an industry average of -12.1%.
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