CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2012


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CONSOL Energy Inc. ( CNX ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CNX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that CNX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.7, the dividend yield is 4.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNX was $33.7, representing a -14.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.51 and a 27.6% increase over the 52 week low of $26.41.

CNX is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited ( YZC ). CNX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.89. Zacks Investment Research reports CNX's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -70.16%, compared to an industry average of -3.4%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Coal ETF ( KOL )
  • PowerShares Global Coal Portfolio ( PKOL )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 14.63% over the last 100 days. KOL has the highest percent weighting of CNX at 8.63%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: BBL , CNX , KOL , PKOL , XME , YZC

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