Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 23, 2013

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Carpenter Technology Corporation ( CRS ) 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. ( TS ) and POSCO ( PKX ). 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 dates, visit the CRS Dividend History page.

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 ( XME )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • ALPS GS Risk Adjusted Return U.S. Large Cap Index ETF ( GSRA ).

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%.



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: CRS , FXZ , GSRA , PKX , TS , XME

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