Noble Energy Inc. (
) 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 (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). 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%.
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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:
- 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 FRAK with an increase of
12.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NBL at 3.79%.