Cabot Corporation (CBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 23, 2017

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Cabot Corporation ( CBT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.315 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 08, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CBT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $51.71, the dividend yield is 2.44%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CBT was $51.71, representing a -15.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.34 and a 7.76% increase over the 52 week low of $47.99.

CBT 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 ). CBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.57. Zacks Investment Research reports CBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 9.87%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.

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

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

  • ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ( UYM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UYM with an increase of 2.62% over the last 100 days.

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: CBT , UYM

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