Methanex Corporation ( MEOH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MEOH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MEOH has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MEOH was $53.65, representing a -24.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.89 and a 26.77% increase over the 52 week low of $42.32.
MEOH is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). MEOH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.43. Zacks Investment Research reports MEOH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -26.71%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.