Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Arch Coal, Inc. ( ACI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ACI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that ACI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.31, the dividend yield is 2.26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ACI was $5.31, representing a -40.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.86 and a 18.79% increase over the 52 week low of $4.47.

ACI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and CONSOL Energy Inc. ( CNX ). ACI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.55. Zacks Investment Research reports ACI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -251.96%, compared to an industry average of -13.9%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • 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. XME has the highest percent weighting of ACI at 3.65%.



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 , CNX , XME

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