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Masco Corporation (MAS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 03, 2013

Masco Corporation ( MAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MAS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that MAS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.89, the dividend yield is 1.51%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MAS was $19.89, representing a -5.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.07 and a 72.51% increase over the 52 week low of $11.53.

MAS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Louisiana-Pacific Corporation ( LPX ) and Koppers Holdings Inc. ( KOP ). MAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.34. Zacks Investment Research reports MAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 105.73%, compared to an industry average of 20.9%.

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

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

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

  • SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FAD with an increase of 14.41% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent weighting of MAS at 3.63%.

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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