Standard Motor Products, Inc. ( SMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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. At the current stock price of $43.84, the dividend yield is 1.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SMP was $43.84, representing a -19.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.73 and a 8.09% 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 $1.3. Zacks Investment Research reports SMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -.18%, compared to an industry average of 16.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SMP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SMP as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSLV with an increase of 0.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SMP at 0.72%.