Apache Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 18, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased APA stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
17.65% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $72.05, the dividend yield is 1.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of APA was $72.05,
representing a -26.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $98.20 and
a 2.17% increase over the 52 week low of $70.52.
APA is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). APA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.91. Zacks Investment Research reports APA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.96%, compared to an
industry average of -2.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to APA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have APA as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration &
Production Inde (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P (
- First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund (
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of
15.69% over the last 100 days. IEO has the highest percent
weighting of APA at 5.57%.