Dow Chemical Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of DOW was $50.64,
representing a -0.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.96 and
a 69.88% increase over the 52 week low of $29.81.
DOW is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) and LyondellBasell Industries NV (
). DOW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.61. Zacks Investment Research reports DOW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.73%, compared to an
industry average of 7.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to DOW through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DOW as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- iShares Global Materials ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of
9.06% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting
of DOW at 9.09%.