The Valspar Trading Ex-Dividend March 29, 2012 ($VAL)
The Valspar (NYSE:VAL): In order to collect the The Valspar dividend, shares must be owned before and through March 29, 2012.
The current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 17. The forward P/E ratio is 15.78. The Valspar trades with a market Beta of 0.90.
The current book value per share is 13.06. Looking at the price movement over the last month, the stock has moved higher in price 6.52%, with a one year change of 29.24%.
The stock is performing extremely well when compared to the general stock market up to this point. When comparing to the S&P 500, the year up to date positive change is 12.79%.
Quarterly payout of profits to shareholders as dividends. The lower the percentage the better
Remember, you must buy a stock at least three business days before the record date (at least one business day before the ex-dividend date) to qualify for a dividend.
I use a proprietary blend of technical analysis, financial crowd behavior, and fundamentals in my short-term trades, and while not totally the same in longer swing trades to investments, the concepts used are similar. Nothing in the article should be considered investment advise, but you may want to use this article as a starting point of your own research with your financial planner.