Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.215 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SIAL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 7.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the
current stock price of $84.59, the dividend yield is 1.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIAL was $84.59,
representing a -0.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.29 and
a 27.16% increase over the 52 week low of $66.52.
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 $3.83. Zacks Investment Research reports SIAL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.51%, compared to an
industry average of 9.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to SIAL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SIAL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KLD with an increase of
15.73% over the last 100 days. PYZ has the highest percent
weighting of SIAL at 2.46%.