Hess Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HES stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 150% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $77.79, the dividend yield is 1.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HES was $77.79,
representing a -0.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.34 and a
61.39% increase over the 52 week low of $48.20.
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 $9.46. Zacks Investment Research reports HES's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.92%, compared to an
industry average of 3.9%.
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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 (
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of
16.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HES at 6.2%.