Ecopetrol S.A. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $3.2057 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 23,
2013. Shareholders who purchased EC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-5.99% decrease from the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of EC was $54.59,
representing a -19.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.92 and
a 3.8% increase over the 52 week low of $52.59.
EC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such
as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). EC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.06. Zacks Investment Research reports EC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.84%, compared to an
industry average of 4.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to EC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EC as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF (
- Market Vectors Colombia ETF (
- EGShares Energy GEMS ETF (
- iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund (
- BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ILF with an increase of
2.97% over the last 100 days. FRN has the highest percent weighting
of EC at 9.72%.