Peabody Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BTU stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 12th quarter that BTU has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $16.12, the dividend yield is 2.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BTU was $16.12,
representing a -45.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.84 and
a 12.41% increase over the 52 week low of $14.34.
BTU is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as BHP Billiton plc (
) and CONSOL Energy Inc. (
). BTU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$3.32. Zacks Investment Research reports BTU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -89.92%, compared to an
industry average of -16.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to BTU through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BTU as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Coal ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KOL with an decrease of
-23.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BTU at 6.72%.