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STERIS Corporation (STE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2014

STERIS Corporation ( STE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.52% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $55, the dividend yield is 1.67%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STE was $55, representing a -0.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.36 and a 37.84% increase over the 52 week low of $39.90.

STE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ( ZMH ). STE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.04. Zacks Investment Research reports STE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 15.89%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to STE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have STE as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an increase of 1.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STE at 2.71%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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