Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, August 1st, NASDAQ reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.23 per share by the specialty chemicals company on Friday, August 30th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 15th.
Hawkins has increased its dividend payment by an average of 4.5% annually over the last three years and has raised its dividend every year for the last 14 years.
NASDAQ HWKN traded up $0.85 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $45.53. 205 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 40,794. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $43.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 1.43 and a current ratio of 2.48. Hawkins has a 52-week low of $32.01 and a 52-week high of $47.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $470.34 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.77 and a beta of 0.92.
Several brokerages have weighed in on HWKN. BidaskClub upgraded Hawkins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 2nd. TheStreet upgraded Hawkins from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, July 5th.
Hawkins Company Profile
Hawkins, Inc blends, manufactures, and distributes chemicals and other specialty ingredients in the United States and internationaly. It operates in three segments: Industrial, Water Treatment, and Health and Nutrition. It provides industrial chemicals, products, and services to agriculture, chemical processing, electronics, energy, food, pharmaceutical, and plating industries.
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