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