Briggs & Stratton Corporation ( BGG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2019. Shareholders who purchased BGG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that BGG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.53, the dividend yield is 4.14%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGG was $13.53, representing a -50.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.34 and a 2.66% increase over the 52 week low of $13.18.
BGG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). BGG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.92. Zacks Investment Research reports BGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 13.44%, compared to an industry average of 21.7%.
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