Hess Corporation (HES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 18, 2014

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Hess Corporation ( HES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HES has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HES was $80.28, representing a -5.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.15 and a 30.92% increase over the 52 week low of $61.32.

HES is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). HES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $14.86. Zacks Investment Research reports HES's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -19.39%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio ( PXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of 3.06% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of HES at 5.36%.



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: HES , XOM , CVX , FRAK , PXI

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