Eastman Chemical Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased EMN stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
15.38% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $62.71, the dividend yield is 1.91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EMN was $62.71,
representing a -0.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.05 and
a 75.76% increase over the 52 week low of $35.68.
EMN is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). EMN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.09. Zacks Investment Research reports EMN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 17.65%, compared to an
industry average of -3.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to EMN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EMN as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of
9.49% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting
of EMN at 3.4%.