Occidental Petroleum Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.72 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased OXY stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
12.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $100.16, the dividend yield is 2.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OXY was $100.16,
representing a -0.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.53 and
a 17.96% increase over the 52 week low of $84.91.
OXY is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). OXY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $7.39. Zacks Investment Research reports OXY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.61%, compared to an
industry average of 6.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to OXY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OXY as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
- Vanguard Energy ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of
17.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of OXY at 7.42%.