Scholastic Corporation (SCHL) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2020. Shareholders who purchased SCHL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 28th quarter that SCHL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.65, the dividend yield is 2.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCHL was $22.65, representing a -50.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.80 and a 13.17% increase over the 52 week low of $20.01.
SCHL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Pearson, Plc (PSO) and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC). SCHL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.29. Zacks Investment Research reports SCHL's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as -600%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.
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