Methanex Corporation ( MEOH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 15, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MEOH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MEOH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.53, the dividend yield is 3.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MEOH was $35.53, representing a -42.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.40 and a 12.22% increase over the 52 week low of $31.66.
MEOH is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). MEOH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.89. Zacks Investment Research reports MEOH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -70.89%, compared to an industry average of -2.3%.