WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 17, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WDFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.96% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $164.8, the dividend yield is 1.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDFC was $164.8, representing a -12.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $187.50 and a 27.16% increase over the 52 week low of $129.60.
WDFC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Linde plc ( LIN ) and DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ). WDFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.78. Zacks Investment Research reports WDFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 10.29%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WDFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WDFC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSHQ with an decrease of -2.89% over the last 100 days. PSCC has the highest percent weighting of WDFC at 8.98%.
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