Cabot Corporation (CBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 27, 2014

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Cabot Corporation ( CBT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $53.91, the dividend yield is 1.63%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBT was $53.91, representing a -12.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.46 and a 37.74% increase over the 52 week low of $39.14.

CBT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). CBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.3. Zacks Investment Research reports CBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.64%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.

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

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

  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 1.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CBT at 0.73%.



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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Referenced Stocks: CBT , DOW , DD , JKL

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