Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2013

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Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XOM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $91.34, the dividend yield is 2.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of XOM was $91.34, representing a -4.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.49 and a 7.84% increase over the 52 week low of $84.70.

XOM is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Chevron Corporation ( CVX ) and BP p.l.c. ( BP ). XOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.96. Zacks Investment Research reports XOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.74%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

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

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 ( IYE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund ( FILL )
  • iShares S&P Global Energy Index Fund ( IXC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VDE with an increase of 3.62% over the last 100 days. IYE has the highest percent weighting of XOM at 24.14%.



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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