Dow Chemical Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DOW stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 7th quarter that DOW has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $44.42, the dividend yield is 2.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DOW was $44.42,
representing a -0.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.57 and
a 49.01% 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 $2.21. Zacks Investment Research reports DOW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.51%, compared to an
industry average of 4.3%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYM with an increase of
12.24% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent
weighting of DOW at 8.7%.