Worthington Industries, Inc. ( WOR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 11, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WOR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $39.8, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WOR was $39.8, representing a -18.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.58 and a 19.99% increase over the 52 week low of $33.17.
WOR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as POSCO ( PKX ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). WOR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.12. Zacks Investment Research reports WOR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 15.56%, compared to an industry average of 17.2%.