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Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 04, 2016

Sensient Technologies Corporation ( SXT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SXT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SXT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.01, the dividend yield is 1.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SXT was $68.01, representing a -3.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.53 and a 29.08% increase over the 52 week low of $52.69.

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 $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports SXT's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 5.03%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SXT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SXT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have SXT as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV )
  • ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ( UYM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UYM with an increase of 13.19% over the last 100 days. SMLV has the highest percent weighting of SXT at 1.83%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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