Carpenter Technology Corporation ( CRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CRS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that CRS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $63.7, the dividend yield is 1.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CRS was $63.7, representing a -4.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $67 and a 45.07% increase over the 52 week low of $43.91.
CRS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as ArcelorMittal ( MT ) and Tenaris S.A. ( TS ). CRS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.54. Zacks Investment Research reports CRS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -8.57%, compared to an industry average of -18.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CRS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CRS as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 6.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CRS at 3.26%.