LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014

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LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ) 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 ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LYB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ( PYZ ).

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%.



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: LYB , DD , DOW , XLB , IYM , VAW , RTM , PYZ

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