Peabody Energy Corporation (
) 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 (
) and CONSOL Energy Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
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%.