Quad Graphics, Inc ( QUAD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $2 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased QUAD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 700% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $19.62, the dividend yield is 122.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of QUAD was $19.62, representing a -3.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.30 and a 74.4% increase over the 52 week low of $11.25.
QUAD is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Thomson Reuters Corp ( TRI ) and Reed Elsevier PLC ( RUK ). QUAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.26. Zacks Investment Research reports QUAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -12.5%, compared to an industry average of -1.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the QUAD Dividend History page.