LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 21, 2013

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LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ) 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 ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). 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 dates, visit the LYB Dividend History page.

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 ( XLB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: DD , DOW , FAD , FTC , FXZ , IYM , LYB , XLB

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