EQT Corporation (EQT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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EQT Corporation ( EQT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EQT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -86.36% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of EQT was $61.83, representing a -1.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.74 and a 41.52% increase over the 52 week low of $43.69.

EQT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). EQT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.22. Zacks Investment Research reports EQT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.94%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
  • SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Product ( XOP )
  • Rydex ETF Trust ( RSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYE with an increase of 8.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EQT at 2.59%.



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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Referenced Stocks: EQT , PTR , RSP , RYE , TOT , XOP

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