Standard Motor Products, Inc. ( SMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SMP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SMP was $47.07, representing a -14% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.73 and a 16.05% increase over the 52 week low of $40.56.
SMP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Aptiv PLC ( APTV ). SMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.36. Zacks Investment Research reports SMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -3.43%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
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