Cabot Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). 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%.
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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:
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
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%.