Peabody Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BTU stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 10th quarter that BTU has paid the same
The previous trading day's last sale of BTU was $25.15,
representing a -35.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.96 and
a 33.92% increase over the 52 week low of $18.78.
BTU is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as BHP Billiton plc (
) and Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited (
). BTU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$2.24. Zacks Investment Research reports BTU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.78%, compared to an
industry average of -.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- PowerShares Global Coal Portfolio (
- Market Vectors Coal ETF (
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (
- IQ ARB Global Resources ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of
16% over the last 100 days. PKOL has the highest percent weighting
of BTU at 7.3%.