Universal Technical Institute Inc ( UTI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased UTI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that UTI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of UTI was $10.02, representing a -26.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.70 and a 22.94% increase over the 52 week low of $8.15.
UTI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International plc ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). UTI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.13. Zacks Investment Research reports UTI's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.36%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.