Sensient Technologies Corporation ( SXT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 02, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 03, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SXT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $64.86, the dividend yield is 2.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SXT was $64.86, representing a -17.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.40 and a 6.81% increase over the 52 week low of $60.73.
SXT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ). SXT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.24. Zacks Investment Research reports SXT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 3.8%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.
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