NewMarket Corporation ( NEU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NEU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that NEU has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEU was $430.33, representing a -11.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $483.86 and a 15.19% increase over the 52 week low of $373.59.
NEU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and Praxair, Inc. ( PX ). NEU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $16.07.
Interested in gaining exposure to NEU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEU as a top-10 holding:
- John Hancock Multifactor Materials ETF ( JHMA )
- iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF ( IYM )
- ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ( UYM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is UYM with an increase of 10.05% over the last 100 days. JHMA has the highest percent weighting of NEU at 0.86%.
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