Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2013


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Noble Energy Inc. ( NBL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NBL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $113.29, the dividend yield is .99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NBL was $113.29, representing a -4.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $118.48 and a 47.46% 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 Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). NBL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.66. Zacks Investment Research reports NBL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.58%, compared to an industry average of 11%.

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 )
  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWR with an increase of 16.27% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of NBL at 5.08%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: FCG , FRAK , IEO , IWR , NBL , PBR , PTR

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