Ashland Inc. (ASH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2013

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Ashland Inc. ( ASH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ASH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ASH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $90.87, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASH was $90.87, representing a -3.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.65 and a 34.82% increase over the 52 week low of $67.40.

ASH is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Clorox Company ( CLX ) and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ( SIAL ). ASH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.62. Zacks Investment Research reports ASH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -36.25%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ASH Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ASH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ASH as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (NEAR)
  • iShares, Inc. iSharesBond 2016 Corporate Term ETF ( IBDA )
  • iShares, Inc. iSharesBond 2018 Corporate Term ETF ( IBDB )
  • iShares Financial Bond ETF ( MONY )
  • iShares Utilities Bond ETF ( AMPS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is NEAR with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ASH at 3.91%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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