W.R. Grace & Co. ( GRA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 06, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GRA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $71.87, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GRA was $71.87, representing a -7.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.37 and a 22.9% increase over the 52 week low of $58.48.
GRA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and Praxair, Inc. ( PX ). GRA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.17. Zacks Investment Research reports GRA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 14.71%, compared to an industry average of 20.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GRA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GRA as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ( UYM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is UYM with an increase of 0.29% over the last 100 days.
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