Standard Motor Products, Inc. ( SMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SMP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.89, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SMP was $38.89, representing a -15.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.80 and a 28.43% increase over the 52 week low of $30.28.
SMP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Magna International, Inc. ( MGA ). SMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.75. Zacks Investment Research reports SMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.47%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SMP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SMP as a top-10 holding:
- Power Shares Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWC with an increase of 0.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SMP at 0.41%.