Masco Corporation ( MAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 11, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MAS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MAS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.87, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAS was $26.87, representing a -1.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.40 and a 37.79% increase over the 52 week low of $19.50.
MAS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Louisiana-Pacific Corporation ( LPX ) and Masonite International Corporation ( DOOR ). MAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports MAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 21.63%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAS as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
- iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB )
- Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF ( IBLN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ITB with an increase of 16.13% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent weighting of MAS at 3.15%.
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