National-Oilwell, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.13 per share scheduled for December 21,
2012. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $68.3, the dividend yield is .76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NOV was $68.3,
representing a -24.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.95 and
a 15.63% 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 $5.62. Zacks Investment Research reports NOV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 22.98%, compared to an
industry average of 14%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of
9.47% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent weighting
of NOV at 9.4%.