Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 08, 2013

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Carpenter Technology Corporation ( CRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CRS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that CRS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CRS was $50.57, representing a -11.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.44 and a 19.89% increase over the 52 week low of $42.18.

CRS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and POSCO ( PKX ). CRS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports CRS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.66%, compared to an industry average of -8.9%.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an decrease of -0.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CRS at 3.38%.



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 , MT , PKX , XME

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