Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 16, 2018. Shareholders who purchased TMO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of TMO was $217.49, representing a -3.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $226.44 and a 43.33% increase over the 52 week low of $151.74.
TMO is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). TMO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.6. Zacks Investment Research reports TMO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 13.92%, compared to an industry average of 18.7%.