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NewMarket Corporation (NEU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
NewMarket Corporation ( NEU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NEU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEU was $260.64, representing a -10.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $291.10 and a 48.26% increase over the 52 week low of $175.80.
NEU 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 ). NEU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $17.85. Zacks Investment Research reports NEU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.34%, compared to an industry average of 11%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NEU Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to NEU through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEU as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
- Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG )
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNY with an increase of 13.11% over the last 100 days. FXZ has the highest percent weighting of NEU at 3.32%.