Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. ( SSD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 03, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 26, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SSD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SSD has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SSD was $44.29, representing a -8.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.41 and a 46.41% increase over the 52 week low of $30.25.
SSD is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). SSD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports SSD's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 36.96%, compared to an industry average of 18.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SSD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SSD as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 4.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SSD at 2.51%.