NewMarket Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased NEU stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $277.53, the dividend yield is 1.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEU was $277.53,
representing a -4.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $291.10 and
a 40.68% increase over the 52 week low of $197.28.
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 $17.96. Zacks Investment Research reports NEU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.53%, compared to an
industry average of 9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to NEU through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEU as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF (
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNY with an increase of
13.11% over the last 100 days. FXZ has the highest percent
weighting of NEU at 3.32%.