) 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 (
) and Chevron Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
- Vanguard Energy ETF (
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (
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%.