Plantronics, Inc. ( PLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 18, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PLT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that PLT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.19, the dividend yield is 1.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PLT was $52.19, representing a -11.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.73 and a 17.32% increase over the 52 week low of $44.49.
PLT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). PLT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports PLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -15.43%, compared to an industry average of -9.1%.