West Corporation ( WSTC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 02, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WSTC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that WSTC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSTC was $24.35, representing a -5.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.85 and a 31.27% increase over the 52 week low of $18.55.
WSTC is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). WSTC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports WSTC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -1.64%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.
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