Noble Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 16, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased NE stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that NE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $37.5, the dividend yield is 1.39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NE was $37.5,
representing a -9.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.49 and
a 30.53% increase over the 52 week low of $28.73.
NE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such
as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (
). NE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.17. Zacks Investment Research reports NE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 52.08%, compared to an
industry average of 3.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to NE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment &
Services ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XES with an increase of
14.21% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent
weighting of NE at 3.17%.