Koppers Holdings Inc. ( KOP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KOP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that KOP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.44, the dividend yield is 2.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KOP was $38.44, representing a -23.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.99 and a 10.81% increase over the 52 week low of $34.69.
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 $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports KOP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.47%, compared to an industry average of 8%.
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