Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (
). 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
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration &
Production Inde (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
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%.