Celanese Corporation (CE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 01, 2013
Celanese Corporation ( CE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $48.09, the dividend yield is 1.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CE was $48.09, representing a -6.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.58 and a 37.56% increase over the 52 week low of $34.96.
CE is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). CE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.04. Zacks Investment Research reports CE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.84%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CE Dividend History page.