Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.9499 per share Shareholders who purchased
SQM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash
dividend payment. This represents an 212.98% increase over the
prior quarter. At the current stock price of $56.05.
The previous trading day's last sale of SQM was $56.05,
representing a -14.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.31 and
a 12.06% increase over the 52 week low of $50.02.
SQM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Teck Resources Ltd (
) and Vulcan Materials Company (
). SQM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.53. Zacks Investment Research reports SQM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 23.35%, compared to an
industry average of -4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to SQM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SQM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Materials Sector Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRN with an decrease of
-1.44% over the last 100 days. EMMT has the highest percent
weighting of SQM at 4.99%.