Exxon Mobil Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 11, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.69 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased XOM stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 9.52% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $98.27, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of XOM was $98.27,
representing a -6.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $104.76 and
a 15.9% increase over the 52 week low of $84.79.
XOM is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as Chevron Corporation (
) and BP p.l.c. (
). XOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $7.85. Zacks Investment Research reports XOM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.6%, compared to an industry
average of 8.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to XOM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XOM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- Vanguard Energy ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector (
- iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund (
- iShares S&P Global Energy Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VDE with an increase of
9.55% over the last 100 days. IYE has the highest percent weighting
of XOM at 21.4%.