Liberty Tax, Inc. ( TAX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 22, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TAX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that TAX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.41, the dividend yield is 2.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TAX was $23.41, representing a -40.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.60 and a 17.49% increase over the 52 week low of $19.93.
TAX is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Dolby Laboratories ( DLB ) and InterDigital, Inc. ( IDCC ). TAX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.46. Zacks Investment Research reports TAX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 17.65%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.