Tractor Supply Company ( TSCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TSCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -38.46% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $62.13, the dividend yield is 1.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TSCO was $62.13, representing a -20.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.17 and a 8.62% increase over the 52 week low of $57.20.
TSCO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) and Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ). TSCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.44. Zacks Investment Research reports TSCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.96%, compared to an industry average of 9%.