Dow Chemical Company (DOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2014


Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DOW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.63% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $52.32, the dividend yield is 2.83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DOW was $52.32, representing a -1.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.35 and a 64.09% increase over the 52 week low of $31.89.

DOW is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ). DOW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.94. Zacks Investment Research reports DOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.09%, compared to an industry average of 7.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DOW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an increase of 11.56% over the last 100 days. IYM has the highest percent weighting of DOW at 9.35%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: DOW , DD , LYB , IYM , VAW , FXZ , FMK , XLB

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