U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. ( USPH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased USPH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -75% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of USPH was $23.46, representing a -17.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.40 and a 20.31% increase over the 52 week low of $19.50.
USPH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as CVS Corporation ( CVS ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). USPH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports USPH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.74%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the USPH Dividend History page.