E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DD stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that DD has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of DD was $47.5,
representing a -17.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.50 and
a 13.99% increase over the 52 week low of $41.67.
DD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Dow Chemical Company (
) and LyondellBasell Industries NV (
). DD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.95. Zacks Investment Research reports DD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.44%, compared to an
industry average of 1.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to DD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DD as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- iShares S&P Global Materials Sector Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an increase of
4.12% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting
of DD at 8.97%.