Chevron Corporation (CVX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 15, 2013

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Chevron Corporation ( CVX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CVX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $122.5, the dividend yield is 3.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVX was $122.5, representing a -4.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $127.83 and a 21.7% increase over the 52 week low of $100.66.

CVX is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and BP p.l.c. ( BP ). CVX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $12.34. Zacks Investment Research reports CVX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.48%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

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

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

  • First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund ( FDL )
  • iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund ( FILL )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FDL with an increase of 5.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CVX at 9.37%.



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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