Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2014


Noble Energy Inc. ( NBL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $73.06, the dividend yield is .99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NBL was $73.06, representing a -6.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.01 and a 32.69% increase over the 52 week low of $55.06.

NBL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). NBL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.52. Zacks Investment Research reports NBL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.17%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NBL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of 12.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NBL at 3.79%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: NBL , PTR , TOT , FRAK , IEO , IWS , IWR

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