Ashland Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares, Inc. iSharesBond 2018 Corporate Term ETF (
- iShares Financial Bond ETF (
- iShares Utilities Bond ETF (
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%.