Versum Materials, Inc. ( VSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 12, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased VSM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that VSM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of VSM was $34.4, representing a -19.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.74 and a 21.47% increase over the 52 week low of $28.32.
VSM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ). VSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports VSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 14.45%, compared to an industry average of 18.5%.
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