Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Arch Coal, Inc. ( ACI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ACI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ACI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ACI was $5.53, representing a -61.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.39 and a 7.17% increase over the 52 week low of $5.16.

ACI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited ( YZC ). ACI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports ACI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -179.44%, compared to an industry average of -2.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ACI Dividend History page.

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

  • N/A (BTAH)
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CHEP with an increase of 3.22% over the last 100 days.



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



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Referenced Stocks: ACI , BBL , CHEP , YZC

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