Meadwestvaco Corporation (MWV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 06, 2014

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Meadwestvaco Corporation ( MWV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MWV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -80% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $39.34, the dividend yield is 2.54%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MWV was $39.34, representing a -0.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.64 and a 17.86% increase over the 52 week low of $33.38.

MWV is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as International Paper Company ( IP ) and Fibria Celulose S.A. ( FBR ). MWV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.8. Zacks Investment Research reports MWV's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 73.54%, compared to an industry average of 18.2%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to MWV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MWV as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 6.87% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent weighting of MWV at 4.13%.



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: MWV , IP , FBR , WOOD , RTM , GRES

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