Materion Corporation ( MTRN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 17, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.095 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2016. Shareholders who purchased MTRN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.56% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $28.26, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MTRN was $28.26, representing a -19.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.21 and a 37.05% increase over the 52 week low of $20.62.
MTRN is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ). MTRN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports MTRN's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -17.29%, compared to an industry average of 18.9%.
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