Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 05, 2013


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Peabody Energy Corporation ( BTU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BTU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that BTU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.05, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BTU was $20.05, representing a -32.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.84 and a 39.82% 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 -$3.58. Zacks Investment Research reports BTU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -57.07%, compared to an industry average of -13%.

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 11.2% over the last 100 days. KOL has the highest percent weighting of BTU at 7.02%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: BBL , BTU , CNX , KOL , RYE , XME

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