Noble Energy Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (
). 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
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 Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration &
Production Inde (
- First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
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%.