Silgan Holdings Inc. ( SLGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 30, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SLGN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLGN was $29.4, representing a -9.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.50 and a 24.68% increase over the 52 week low of $23.58.
SLGN is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Westrock Company ( WRK ). SLGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.24. Zacks Investment Research reports SLGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 20.1%, compared to an industry average of 10.8%.