Preformed Line Products Company ( PLPC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 20, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PLPC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that PLPC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.14, the dividend yield is 1.85%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PLPC was $43.14, representing a -11.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.98 and a 36.56% increase over the 52 week low of $31.59.
PLPC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ). PLPC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.66.