Noble Energy Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 18,
2014. Shareholders who purchased NBL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
28.57% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $68.44, the dividend yield is 1.05%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NBL was $68.44,
representing a -14.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.63 and
a 13.8% increase over the 52 week low of $60.14.
NBL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). NBL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2. Zacks Investment Research reports NBL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.33%, compared to an
industry average of 16.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NBL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NBL as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund (
- Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of
13.42% over the last 100 days. FCG has the highest percent
weighting of NBL at 3.95%.