Occidental Petroleum Corporation (
) 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 (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- Vanguard Energy ETF (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector (
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%.