Quaker Chemical Corporation ( KWR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.245 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KWR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that KWR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KWR was $57.41, representing a -2.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.63 and a 60.27% increase over the 52 week low of $35.82.
KWR is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). KWR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.27. Zacks Investment Research reports KWR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.33%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KWR Dividend History page.