NewMarket Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). 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
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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 (
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%.