Apache Corporation (APA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 17, 2013


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Apache Corporation ( APA ) 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 ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). 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 dates, visit the APA Dividend History page.

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 ( IEO )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).

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%.

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