CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013

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CF Industries Holdings, Inc. ( CF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that CF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $191.67, the dividend yield is .83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CF was $191.67, representing a -17.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $233.43 and a 24.32% increase over the 52 week low of $154.17.

CF is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Monsanto Company ( MON ) and Syngenta AG ( SYT ). CF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $29.53. Zacks Investment Research reports CF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.09%, compared to an industry average of 3.9%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CF Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to CF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CF as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio ( PAGG )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of 12.93% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of CF at 4.14%.



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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