Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2013

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Carpenter Technology Corporation ( CRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CRS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that CRS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $47.12, the dividend yield is 1.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CRS was $47.12, representing a -16.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.48 and a 11.71% increase over the 52 week low of $42.18.

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 2013 as .07%, compared to an industry average of -.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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an decrease of -12.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CRS at 3.44%.



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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