Potlatch Corporation ( PCH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PCH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that PCH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.23, the dividend yield is 4.8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCH was $31.23, representing a -28.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.55 and a 11.54% increase over the 52 week low of $28.
PCH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). PCH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports PCH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -63.66%, compared to an industry average of -13.4%.