Peabody Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04,
2013. Shareholders who purchased BTU stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
11th quarter that BTU has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $20.9, the dividend yield is 1.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BTU was $20.9,
representing a -30.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.89 and
a 14.71% increase over the 52 week low of $18.22.
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 -$2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports BTU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -81.62%, compared to an
industry average of -9.7%.
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 (PKOL)
- 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
12.13% over the last 100 days. PKOL has the highest percent
weighting of BTU at 7.3%.