MarkWest Energy Partners, LP (MWE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 03, 2013

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MarkWest Energy Partners, LP ( MWE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.83 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MWE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.22% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $62.68, the dividend yield is 5.3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MWE was $62.68, representing a -2.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.97 and a 38.18% increase over the 52 week low of $45.36.

MWE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). MWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports MWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.15%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.

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

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

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 9.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MWE at 5.89%.



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: AMLP , MWE , PBR , PTR

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