Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 07, 2013

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Noble Energy Inc. ( NBL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NBL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.64% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of NBL was $108.77, representing a -1.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $110.08 and a 41.57% increase over the 52 week low of $76.83.

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 $2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports NBL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -13.65%, compared to an industry average of -5.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NBL Dividend History page.

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 Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Inde ( IEO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of 9.92% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of NBL at 4.98%.



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.



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

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