Halliburton Company (HAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 04, 2013

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Halliburton Company ( HAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 38.89% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HAL was $41.27, representing a -6.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.96 and a 57.04% increase over the 52 week low of $26.28.

HAL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Oceaneering International, Inc. ( OII ). HAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.84. Zacks Investment Research reports HAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.19%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • PowerShares Listed Private Equity ( PSP )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 18.65% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent weighting of HAL at 8.66%.



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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