Psychemedics Corporation ( PMD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PMD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that PMD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.65, the dividend yield is 4.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PMD was $14.65, representing a -1.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.82 and a 38.86% increase over the 52 week low of $10.55.
PMD is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ). PMD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.61. Zacks Investment Research reports PMD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.54%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.
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