Scorpio Tankers Inc. ( STNG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STNG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $9.75, the dividend yield is 4.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STNG was $9.75, representing a -21.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.48 and a 13.77% increase over the 52 week low of $8.57.
STNG is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). STNG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.31. Zacks Investment Research reports STNG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 755.56%, compared to an industry average of 14.7%.