Hess Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Chevron Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio (
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%.