Cabot Corporation (
) 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 (
) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.