Sensient Technologies Corporation ( SXT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SXT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SXT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SXT was $57.47, representing a -18.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.53 and a 6.37% increase over the 52 week low of $54.03.
SXT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). SXT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.4. Zacks Investment Research reports SXT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as .41%, compared to an industry average of .8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SXT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SXT as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an decrease of -4.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SXT at 1.83%.