PetSmart, Inc ( PETM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PETM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of PETM was $63.29, representing a -18.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.32 and a 3.25% increase over the 52 week low of $61.30.
PETM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). PETM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.99. Zacks Investment Research reports PETM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.93%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.
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