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E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that DD has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of DD was $47.5, representing a -17.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.50 and a 13.99% increase over the 52 week low of $41.67.

DD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ). DD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.95. Zacks Investment Research reports DD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.44%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DD Dividend History page.

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • iShares S&P Global Materials Sector Index Fund ( MXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an increase of 4.12% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting of DD at 8.97%.

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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