Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 24, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WSM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WSM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSM was $48.64, representing a -21.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.97 and a 5.83% increase over the 52 week low of $45.96.
WSM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ) and Leggett & Platt, Incorporated ( LEG ). WSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.35. Zacks Investment Research reports WSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 1.08%, compared to an industry average of -10.6%.