EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 15, 2013


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EOG Resources, Inc. ( EOG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EOG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.29% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $143.55, the dividend yield is .52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EOG was $143.55, representing a -2.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $146.79 and a 61.13% increase over the 52 week low of $89.09.

EOG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). EOG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports EOG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.02%, compared to an industry average of -1.2%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of 8.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EOG at 7.09%.

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

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