LyondellBasell Industries NV (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 24, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased LYB stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25%
increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$67.18, the dividend yield is 2.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LYB was $67.18,
representing a -1.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.09 and
a 86.77% 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 $5.43. Zacks Investment Research reports LYB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.15%, compared to an
industry average of 6.4%.
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:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund (
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of
11.6% over the last 100 days. IYM has the highest percent weighting
of LYB at 4.88%.