Carpenter Technology Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CRS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 22nd quarter that CRS has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $54.89, the dividend yield is 1.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CRS was $54.89,
representing a -2.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.48 and
a 26.77% increase over the 52 week low of $43.30.
CRS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Tenaris S.A. (
) and POSCO (
). CRS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports CRS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.37%, compared to an
industry average of -5.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to CRS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CRS as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- ALPS GS Risk Adjusted Return U.S. Large Cap Index ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of
3.64% over the last 100 days. XME has the highest percent weighting
of CRS at 3.47%.