Valmont Industries, Inc. ( VMI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased VMI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th quarter that VMI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $104.22, the dividend yield is 1.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMI was $104.22, representing a -39.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $171.55 and a 0.48% increase over the 52 week low of $103.72.
VMI is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes, a GE company ( BHGE ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). VMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.22. Zacks Investment Research reports VMI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.68%, compared to an industry average of 13.1%.