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Ashland Inc. (ASH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2015

Ashland Inc. ( ASH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ASH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ASH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $112.31, the dividend yield is 1.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASH was $112.31, representing a -15.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $132.38 and a 15.1% increase over the 52 week low of $97.58.

ASH is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Clorox Company ( CLX ) and Carlisle Companies Incorporated ( CSL ). ASH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.46. Zacks Investment Research reports ASH's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 5.17%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to ASH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have ASH as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ( PYZ )
  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FIW with an decrease of -0.16% over the last 100 days. PYZ has the highest percent weighting of ASH at 5.85%.

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


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

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