Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2014


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Chesapeake Energy Corporation ( CHK ) 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 ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CHK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PXE )
  • PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio ( PXI )
  • Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares ( GASL ).

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%.

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

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