Stein Mart, Inc. ( SMRT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SMRT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SMRT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.1, the dividend yield is 2.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SMRT was $10.1, representing a -39.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.65 and a 4.88% increase over the 52 week low of $9.63.
SMRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and L Brands, Inc. ( LB ). SMRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.62. Zacks Investment Research reports SMRT's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -2.78%, compared to an industry average of 6.6%.