Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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Arch Coal, Inc. ( ACI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ACI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ACI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $6.62, the dividend yield is 1.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ACI was $6.62, representing a -60.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.88 and a 28.29% 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 -$1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports ACI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -128.57%, compared to an industry average of -5%.

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:

  • U.S. Market Neutral High Beta Fund (BTAH)
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CHEP with an decrease of -4.04% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ACI , BBL , CHEP , ETF , YZC

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