Apache Corporation (APA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 18, 2013


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Apache Corporation ( APA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased APA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that APA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $90.23, the dividend yield is .89%.

The previous trading day's last sale of APA was $90.23, representing a -0.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.74 and a 32.87% increase over the 52 week low of $67.91.

APA is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). APA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.35. Zacks Investment Research reports APA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13.04%, compared to an industry average of 12%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the APA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares ( GASL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GASL with an increase of 56.02% over the last 100 days. IEO has the highest percent weighting of APA at 6.01%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: APA , GASL , IEO , IYE , PTR , TOT

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