Dow Chemical Company (
) 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 (
) and LyondellBasell Industries NV (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
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%.