Quanex Building Products Corporation ( NX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that NX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.2, the dividend yield is .88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NX was $18.2, representing a -16.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.84 and a 16.22% increase over the 52 week low of $15.66.
NX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwell Varco, Inc. ( NOV ). NX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.52. Zacks Investment Research reports NX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 63.16%, compared to an industry average of 23.8%.
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