Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SIAL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 6.98% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIAL was $93.26,
representing a -3.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.87 and
a 27.33% increase over the 52 week low of $73.24.
SIAL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Clorox Company (
) and Ashland Inc. (
). SIAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.05. Zacks Investment Research reports SIAL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.21%, compared to an
industry average of 12.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SIAL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SIAL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of
10.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SIAL at 2.58%.