ConocoPhillips (COP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2013

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ConocoPhillips ( COP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that COP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $64.03, the dividend yield is 4.12%.

The previous trading day's last sale of COP was $64.03, representing a -0.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.46 and a 26.49% 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 ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). COP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.15. Zacks Investment Research reports COP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.3%, compared to an industry average of 2.4%.

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

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 22.56% over the last 100 days. FDL has the highest percent weighting of COP at 5.19%.



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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