Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

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Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. ( AHGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.785 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AHGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.95% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $64.59, the dividend yield is 4.86%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AHGP was $64.59, representing a -2.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.27 and a 48.41% increase over the 52 week low of $43.52.

AHGP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and CONSOL Energy Inc. ( CNX ). AHGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.56. Zacks Investment Research reports AHGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.75%, compared to an industry average of -12.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AHGP Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AHGP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AHGP as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Coal ETF ( KOL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KOL with an decrease of -24.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AHGP at 4.25%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: AHGP , BBL , CNX , KOL

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