Occidental Petroleum Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased OXY stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
18.52% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of OXY was $82.65,
representing a -21.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $104.71
and a 14.12% increase over the 52 week low of $72.43.
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 $5.67. Zacks Investment Research reports OXY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.14%, compared to an
industry average of 3.4%.
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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 (
- Vanguard Energy ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration &
Production Inde (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of
17.38% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent
weighting of OXY at 8.14%.