Star Gas Partners, L.P. ( SGU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.0875 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SGU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $6.49, the dividend yield is 5.39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SGU was $6.49, representing a -0.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.55 and a 40.93% increase over the 52 week low of $4.61.
SGU is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). SGU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.65.