Hess Corporation (HES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2013


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Hess Corporation ( HES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 29th quarter that HES has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.29, the dividend yield is .59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HES was $67.29, representing a -9.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.48 and a 69.62% increase over the 52 week low of $39.67.

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 $6.91. Zacks Investment Research reports HES's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.39%, compared to an industry average of 2.4%.

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

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 Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 17.95% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of HES at 5.27%.

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