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Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 26, 2012

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. ( SWM ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SWM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 49th quarter that SWM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.29, the dividend yield is 1.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SWM was $36.29, representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.87 and a 18.63% increase over the 52 week low of $30.59.

SWM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as International Paper Company ( IP ) and Fibria Celulose S.A. ( FBR ). SWM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.4. Zacks Investment Research reports SWM's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 13.3%, compared to an industry average of 10%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SWM Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SWM through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?

The following ETF(s) have SWM as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an decrease of -4.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SWM at 4.02%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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