Eastman Chemical Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. 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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of EMN was $72.23,
representing a -3.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.18 and
a 73.88% increase over the 52 week low of $41.54.
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 $3.03. Zacks Investment Research reports EMN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.14%, compared to an
industry average of 1.9%.
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 (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
- First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of
15.4% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting
of EMN at 3.4%.