Halliburton Company (HAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 03, 2014


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Halliburton Company ( HAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of HAL was $55.69, representing a -2.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.01 and a 51.45% increase over the 52 week low of $36.77.

HAL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Core Laboratories N.V. ( CLB ). HAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.43. Zacks Investment Research reports HAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 26.49%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HAL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES )
  • Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS ( OIH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLE with an increase of 5.2% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent weighting of HAL at 9.85%.

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