Cabot Corporation (CBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013


Cabot Corporation ( CBT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that CBT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.28, the dividend yield is 1.94%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBT was $41.28, representing a -6.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.16 and a 28.48% increase over the 52 week low of $32.13.

CBT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). CBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.21. Zacks Investment Research reports CBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13.12%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

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:

  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 8.12% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CBT at 3.29%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: CBT , DD , DOW , FXZ News News

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