Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 28, 2013

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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that COG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of COG was $51.93, representing a -1.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.85 and a 80.06% increase over the 52 week low of $28.84.

COG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). COG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.56. Zacks Investment Research reports COG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -16.73%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.

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

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

  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI )
  • SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Product ( XOP )
  • Rydex ETF Trust ( RSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of 12.07% over the last 100 days. FCG has the highest percent weighting of COG at 3.66%.



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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