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E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 12, 2014

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.44% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $70.73, the dividend yield is 2.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DD was $70.73, representing a -3% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.92 and a 19.17% increase over the 52 week low of $59.35.

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 $3.36. Zacks Investment Research reports DD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.42%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.

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

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

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an decrease of -1.53% over the last 100 days. IYM has the highest percent weighting of DD at 9.1%.

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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