Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PTEN stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 19th quarter that PTEN has paid the same dividend.
At the current stock price of $20.79, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of PTEN was $20.79,
representing a -18.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.48 and
a 39.06% increase over the 52 week low of $14.95.
PTEN is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). PTEN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports PTEN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -34.97%, compared to an
industry average of .8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PTEN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PTEN as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of
11.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PTEN at 3.01%.