Sauer-Danfoss Inc. ( SHS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SHS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SHS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.22, the dividend yield is 2.68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SHS was $52.22, representing a -6.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.10 and a 57.48% increase over the 52 week low of $33.16.
SHS is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). SHS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.91. Zacks Investment Research reports SHS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -8.9%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SHS Dividend History page.