MSA Safety Incorporporated ( MSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 18, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MSA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.57% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $90.12, the dividend yield is 1.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSA was $90.12, representing a -1.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.74 and a 36.65% increase over the 52 week low of $65.95.
MSA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ) and Edwards Lifesciences Corporation ( EW ). MSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.11. Zacks Investment Research reports MSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 17.57%, compared to an industry average of 21.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MSA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MSA as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Trust ( REGL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is REGL with an decrease of -1.83% over the last 100 days.