National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29,
2013. Shareholders who purchased NOV stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8.33% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of NOV was $68.19,
representing a -24.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.95 and
a 15.44% increase over the 52 week low of $59.07.
NOV is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as Precision Castparts Corporation (
) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (
). NOV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.83. Zacks Investment Research reports NOV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.73%, compared to an
industry average of 12.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to NOV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NOV as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of
19.27% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent
weighting of NOV at 7.07%.