Meadwestvaco Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MWV stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th
quarter that MWV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $34.19, the dividend yield is 2.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MWV was $34.19,
representing a -10.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.39 and
a 30.75% increase over the 52 week low of $26.15.
MWV is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as International Paper Company (
) and Fibria Celulose S.A. (
). MWV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.16. Zacks Investment Research reports MWV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 30.74%, compared to an
industry average of 19.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to MWV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MWV as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Timber ETF (
- iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is CUT with an increase of
21.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MWV at 4.75%.