Preformed Line Products Company ( PLPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 20, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PLPC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that PLPC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.09, the dividend yield is 2.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PLPC was $36.09, representing a -38.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.50 and a 27.53% increase over the 52 week low of $28.30.
PLPC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). PLPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.57.