Reminder - LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/21/13, LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.60, payable on 12/9/13. As a percentage of LYB's recent stock price of $78.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of LyondellBasell Industries NV to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when LYB shares open for trading on 11/21/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for LYB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.60 declared by LyondellBasell Industries NV:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from LYB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of LYB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

LyondellBasell Industries NV 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, LYB's low point in its 52 week range is $46.86 per share, with $79.34 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $78.26.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, LYB makes up 6.24% of the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF ( XLB) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, LyondellBasell Industries NV shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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