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LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 19, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LYB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $72.68, the dividend yield is 2.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LYB was $72.68, representing a -0.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.90 and a 61.98% increase over the 52 week low of $44.87.
LYB 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 ). LYB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.71. Zacks Investment Research reports LYB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.68%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LYB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LYB as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
- Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an increase of 8.28% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting of LYB at 5.08%.