Masco Corporation ( MAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 10, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MAS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAS was $31.89, representing a -31.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.45 and a 17.98% increase over the 52 week low of $27.03.
MAS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Trex Company, Inc. ( TREX ) and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation ( LPX ). MAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2. Zacks Investment Research reports MAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 24.27%, compared to an industry average of %.
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 )
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials Portfolio ( RGI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XHB with an decrease of -11.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAS at 4.62%.