Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 11, 2013

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation ( CHK ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0875 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CHK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that CHK has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CHK was $16.88, representing a -35.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.09 and a 26.73% increase over the 52 week low of $13.32.

CHK is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). CHK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.43. Zacks Investment Research reports CHK's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -82.88%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.

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

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

  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Inde ( IEO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of 4.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CHK at 2.89%.



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: CHK , FXN , IEO , PBR , PTR

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