Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Helmerich & Payne, Inc. ( HP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 114.29% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HP was $64.39, representing a -1.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.51 and a 66.34% increase over the 52 week low of $38.71.

HP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). HP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.5. Zacks Investment Research reports HP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .47%, compared to an industry average of 6.7%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of 10.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HP at 5.11%.



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: FXN , HP , IEZ , PTR , PXJ , TOT

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