West Corporation ( WSTC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 09, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 23, 2016. Shareholders who purchased WSTC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that WSTC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.15, the dividend yield is 4.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSTC was $22.15, representing a -15.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.30 and a 28.33% increase over the 52 week low of $17.26.
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 $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports WSTC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -5.59%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.