ConocoPhillips (COP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2014

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ConocoPhillips ( COP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.69 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased COP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that COP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $78.43, the dividend yield is 3.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of COP was $78.43, representing a -0.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.82 and a 33.59% increase over the 52 week low of $58.71.

COP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). COP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.36. Zacks Investment Research reports COP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.14%, compared to an industry average of 6.7%.

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

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

  • First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund ( FDL )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE )
  • iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of 11.14% over the last 100 days. FDL has the highest percent weighting of COP at 5.02%.



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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