ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 26, 2013

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ONEOK, Inc. ( OKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OKE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -40.98% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $51.49, the dividend yield is 2.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OKE was $51.49, representing a -1.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.40 and a 30.95% increase over the 52 week low of $39.32.

OKE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). OKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports OKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.77%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OKE Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to OKE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OKE as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 16.34% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent weighting of OKE at 3.49%.



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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