Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 04, 2014


Peabody Energy Corporation ( BTU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BTU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that BTU has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BTU was $17.05, representing a -33.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.48 and a 18.9% 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 ( BBL ) and CONSOL Energy Inc. ( CNX ). BTU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.92. Zacks Investment Research reports BTU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -8.05%, compared to an industry average of -20.6%.

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

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 ( KOL )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GRES with an decrease of -1.94% over the last 100 days. KOL has the highest percent weighting of BTU at 6.58%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: BBL , BTU , CNX , GRES , KOL News News

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