Dow Chemical Company (DOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013

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Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DOW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that DOW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.11, the dividend yield is 3.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DOW was $39.11, representing a -4.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.08 and a 42.48% increase over the 52 week low of $27.45.

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 $2.14. Zacks Investment Research reports DOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.09%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

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:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 9.34% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting of DOW at 8.88%.



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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Referenced Stocks: DD , DOW , IYM , LYB , PYZ , RTM , VAW , XLB

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