NutriSystem Inc ( NTRI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2016. Shareholders who purchased NTRI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 33rd quarter that NTRI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.98, the dividend yield is 2.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NTRI was $25.98, representing a -18.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.05 and a 50.61% increase over the 52 week low of $17.25.
NTRI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Amazon.com, Inc. ( AMZN ) and Liberty Interactive Corporation ( LVNTB ). NTRI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.88. Zacks Investment Research reports NTRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 23.68%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.