Koppers Holdings Inc. ( KOP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 06, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KOP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that KOP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.19, the dividend yield is 2.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KOP was $35.19, representing a -29.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.99 and a 1.47% increase over the 52 week low of $34.68.
KOP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Masco Corporation ( MAS ) and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation ( LPX ). KOP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.91. Zacks Investment Research reports KOP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -24.25%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.