RPM International Inc. ( RPM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 11, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 28, 2017. Shareholders who purchased RPM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RPM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.28, the dividend yield is 2.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RPM was $52.28, representing a -7.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.40 and a 13.04% increase over the 52 week low of $46.25.
RPM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as PPG Industries, Inc. ( PPG ) and Valspar Corporation ( VAL ). RPM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports RPM's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -2.54%, compared to an industry average of .3%.