PolyOne Corporation ( POL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased POL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $25.06, the dividend yield is .96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of POL was $25.06, representing a -6.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.84 and a 98.89% increase over the 52 week low of $12.60.
POL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). POL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.73. Zacks Investment Research reports POL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .28%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the POL Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to POL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have POL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCM )
- First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund ( FYC )
- WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund ( EES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an increase of 20.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of POL at 6.36%.
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