NewMarket Corporation (NEU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012

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NewMarket Corporation ( NEU ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased NEU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -97% decrease from the prior month. At the current stock price of $265.35, the dividend yield is 3.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NEU was $265.35, representing a -6.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $283.48 and a 53.83% increase over the 52 week low of $172.50.

NEU 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 ). NEU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $16.42. Zacks Investment Research reports NEU's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 32.45%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NEU Dividend History page.

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

  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RFG with an increase of 7.84% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NEU at 1.71%.



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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