Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2013

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OXY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that OXY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $94.59, the dividend yield is 2.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OXY was $94.59, representing a -4.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $99.42 and a 29.13% increase over the 52 week low of $73.25.

OXY is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). OXY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.7. Zacks Investment Research reports OXY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.32%, compared to an industry average of 4.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OXY Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( FRAK )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of 7.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OXY at 8.07%.



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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