LyondellBasell Industries NV (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LYB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -87.3% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of LYB was $60.4,
representing a -5.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.20 and
a 67.92% increase over the 52 week low of $35.97.
LYB 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 (
). LYB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.92. Zacks Investment Research reports LYB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.82%, compared to an
industry average of 2.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to LYB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LYB as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the
- First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of
10.67% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent
weighting of LYB at 4.65%.