Hugoton Royalty Trust (HGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013


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Hugoton Royalty Trust ( HGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0687 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HGT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.89% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $8.01, the dividend yield is 10.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HGT was $8.01, representing a -49.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.75 and a 40.28% increase over the 52 week low of $5.71.

HGT is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). HGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.79. Zacks Investment Research reports HGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -48.92%, compared to an industry average of -27.4%.

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

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