Briggs & Stratton Corporation ( BGG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 03, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BGG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that BGG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.27, the dividend yield is 2.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGG was $20.27, representing a -25.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.34 and a 24.66% increase over the 52 week low of $16.26.
BGG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). BGG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.3. Zacks Investment Research reports BGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 12.14%, compared to an industry average of 30.5%.
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