Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 11, 2016
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation ( WAB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 27, 2016. Shareholders who purchased WAB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WAB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $78.29, the dividend yield is .41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WAB was $78.29, representing a -24.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $103.07 and a 29.88% increase over the 52 week low of $60.28.
WAB is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). WAB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.13. Zacks Investment Research reports WAB's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 8.09%, compared to an industry average of -19.7%.
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