Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2014

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Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. ( SQM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.13129 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SQM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -82.64% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of SQM was $30.92, representing a -38.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.26 and a 37.42% increase over the 52 week low of $22.50.

SQM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ). SQM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.78. Zacks Investment Research reports SQM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -17.66%, compared to an industry average of -4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SQM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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