Shaw Communications Inc. ( SJR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 11, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.0801 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 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 $19.85, the dividend yield is 4.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SJR was $19.85, representing a -27.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.47 and a 3.49% increase over the 52 week low of $19.18.
SJR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) and Comcast Corporation ( CMCSK ). SJR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.35. Zacks Investment Research reports SJR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -10.13%, compared to an industry average of 5.1%.
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