Methanex Corporation ( MEOH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MEOH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $37.89, the dividend yield is 2.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MEOH was $37.89, representing a -46.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.89 and a 7.22% increase over the 52 week low of $35.34.
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 -56.56%, compared to an industry average of -2.2%.
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