Trinity Biotech plc ( TRIB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TRIB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of TRIB was $23.5, representing a -16.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.06 and a 43.29% increase over the 52 week low of $16.40.
TRIB is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. ( IDXX ) and Alere Inc. ( ALR ). TRIB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.41. Zacks Investment Research reports TRIB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.24%, compared to an industry average of 15%.