Valspar Corporation ( VAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that VAL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $73.66, the dividend yield is 1.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VAL was $73.66, representing a -0.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.25 and a 62.1% increase over the 52 week low of $45.44.
VAL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as PPG Industries, Inc. ( PPG ) and RPM International Inc. ( RPM ). VAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.15. Zacks Investment Research reports VAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.6%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VAL Dividend History page.