Chesapeake Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.0875 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30,
2014. Shareholders who purchased CHK stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
12th quarter that CHK has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $26.13, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHK was $26.13,
representing a -10.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.06 and
a 43.49% increase over the 52 week low of $18.21.
CHK is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). CHK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.68. Zacks Investment Research reports CHK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 25%, compared to an industry
average of 3.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CHK through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CHK as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P (
- PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio (
- Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GASL with an increase of
33.08% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent
weighting of CHK at 4.83%.