Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 10, 2014

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Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. ( PTEN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PTEN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PTEN was $29.56, representing a -3.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.67 and a 56.98% increase over the 52 week low of $18.83.

PTEN is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). PTEN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.28. Zacks Investment Research reports PTEN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -6.7%, compared to an industry average of 5%.


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

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

  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES )
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RFG with an increase of 13.35% over the last 100 days. XES has the highest percent weighting of PTEN at 2.52%.



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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Referenced Stocks: PTEN , PTR , TOT , XES , RFG

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