Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 10, 2012

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ( APC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 10, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for December 26, 2012. Shareholders who purchased APC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 27th quarter that APC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $74.87, the dividend yield is .48%.

The previous trading day's last sale of APC was $74.87, representing a -15.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.70 and a 32.69% increase over the 52 week low of $56.42.

APC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). APC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.04. Zacks Investment Research reports APC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 1.56%, compared to an industry average of -9.1%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Inde ( IEO )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of 9.76% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of APC at 8.75%.



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