Mesa Laboratories, Inc. ( MLAB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MLAB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that MLAB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MLAB was $235.1, representing a -1.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $239.08 and a 89.15% increase over the 52 week low of $124.29.
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 $2.6. Zacks Investment Research reports MLAB's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -17.48%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.