Huntsman Corporation ( HUN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HUN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that HUN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.83, the dividend yield is 1.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HUN was $28.83, representing a -0.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.87 and a 79.96% increase over the 52 week low of $16.02.
HUN 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 ). HUN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.84. Zacks Investment Research reports HUN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 31.82%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.
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