StoneMor Partners L.P. ( STON ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STON stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.69% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $26.45, the dividend yield is 9.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STON was $26.45, representing a -5.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $28 and a 31.59% increase over the 52 week low of $20.10.
STON is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). STON's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.8. Zacks Investment Research reports STON's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -245.83%, compared to an industry average of 17.5%.