Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2834 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SQM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-70.17% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SQM was $49.49,
representing a -24.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.31 and
a 2.01% increase over the 52 week low of $48.52.
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 $2.47. Zacks Investment Research reports SQM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.53%, compared to an
industry average of 4.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to SQM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SQM as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF (
- iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Materials Sector Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRN with an decrease of
-3.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SQM at 4.45%.