) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 9th quarter that COP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of COP was $57.59,
representing a -26.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.29 and
a 13.77% increase over the 52 week low of $50.62.
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 $6.69. Zacks Investment Research reports COP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.59%, compared to an
industry average of 1.8%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- Vanguard Energy ETF (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of
12.6% over the last 100 days. FDL has the highest percent weighting
of COP at 5.35%.