Shaw Communications Inc. ( SJR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.076 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SJR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.2% increase over the prior month.
The previous trading day's last sale of SJR was $18.31, representing a -19.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.75 and a 16.92% increase over the 52 week low of $15.66.
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 $1.33. Zacks Investment Research reports SJR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -12.69%, compared to an industry average of .9%.
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