United States Lime & Minerals Inc (NASDAQ:USLM) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of 0.135 per share by the construction company on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 21st.

United States Lime & Minerals has raised its dividend payment by an average of 2.6% per year over the last three years.

Shares of NASDAQ USLM traded down $0.82 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $73.15. 3,234 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,664. The firm has a market cap of $414.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.19 and a beta of 0.99. United States Lime & Minerals has a 52-week low of $70.56 and a 52-week high of $85.94.

United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 30th. The construction company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $35.27 million during the quarter. United States Lime & Minerals had a return on equity of 9.26% and a net margin of 18.64%.

In other United States Lime & Minerals news, Director Richard W. Cardin sold 800 shares of United States Lime & Minerals stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.00, for a total value of $60,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,166 shares in the company, valued at $312,450. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Richard W. Cardin sold 500 shares of United States Lime & Minerals stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.52, for a total value of $37,260.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 3,666 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $273,190.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 2.57% of the company’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub raised United States Lime & Minerals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 9th.

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About United States Lime & Minerals

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc manufactures and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. It operates through two segments, Lime and Limestone Operations, and Natural Gas Interests. The Lime and Limestone Operations segment extracts limestone from open-pit quarries and an underground mine, and processes it as pulverized limestone, quicklime, hydrated lime, and lime slurry.

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