Shaw Communications Inc. ( SJR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.0826 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 29, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SJR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SJR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.2, the dividend yield is 4.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SJR was $23.2, representing a -15.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.47 and a 4.93% increase over the 52 week low of $22.11.
SJR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) and Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ). SJR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports SJR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -5.06%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.