Mesa Laboratories, Inc. ( MLAB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 24, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MLAB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that MLAB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MLAB was $125, representing a -8.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $137.20 and a 48.51% increase over the 52 week low of $84.17.
MLAB is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). MLAB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.03. Zacks Investment Research reports MLAB's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 5.39%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.
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