LyondellBasell Industries NV (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LYB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of LYB was $86.3,
representing a -0.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.10 and
a 56.85% increase over the 52 week low of $55.02.
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 $6.77. Zacks Investment Research reports LYB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.14%, compared to an
industry average of 6.2%.
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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 (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of
9.9% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting
of LYB at 6.24%.