Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. ( SSD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 03, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 27, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SSD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $43.54, the dividend yield is 1.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SSD was $43.54, representing a -10.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.41 and a 11.7% increase over the 52 week low of $38.98.
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 $2. Zacks Investment Research reports SSD's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 3.23%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.