Celanese Corporation (CE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2013
Celanese Corporation ( CE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $49.41, the dividend yield is .73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CE was $49.41, representing a -2.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.68 and a 50.78% increase over the 52 week low of $32.77.
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 $3.52. Zacks Investment Research reports CE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.36%, compared to an industry average of 6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CE Dividend History page.