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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 16, 2019

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ( WST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 16, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WST prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WST has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $115.77, the dividend yield is .52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WST was $115.77, representing a -7.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $125.09 and a 36.34% increase over the 52 week low of $84.91.

WST is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Clorox Company ( CLX ) and Canopy Growth Corporation ( CGC ). WST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports WST's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 1.51%, compared to an industry average of 9.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WST Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WST through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have WST as a top-10 holding:

  • Janus Henderson Small/Mid Cap Growth Alpha ETF ( JSMD )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ( XHE )
  • First Trust Mid Cap US Equity Select ETF ( RNMC )
  • Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETF ( FHLC )
  • Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid ETF ( PRFZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JSMD with an increase of 10.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WST at 2.87%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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