Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 29, 2016

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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ( APD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 29, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.86 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 08, 2016. Shareholders who purchased APD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.17% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $134.82, the dividend yield is 2.55%.

The previous trading day's last sale of APD was $134.82, representing a -11.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $152.16 and a 17.6% increase over the 52 week low of $114.64.

APD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). APD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.55. Zacks Investment Research reports APD's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 14.12%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the APD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to APD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have APD as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF ( IYM )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF - DNQ ( VAW )
  • PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ( PYZ )
  • PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of 15.43% over the last 100 days. IYM has the highest percent weighting of APD at 5.14%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: APD , DOW , DD , IYM , RTM , VAW , PYZ , PBW

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