Apache Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 17, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased APA stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that APA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of APA was $80.33,
representing a -28.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $112.09
and a 7.83% increase over the 52 week low of $74.50.
APA is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (
). APA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $6.25. Zacks Investment Research reports APA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -20.14%, compared to an
industry average of -2.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 FMK with an increase of
11.15% over the last 100 days. IEO has the highest percent
weighting of APA at 6.98%.