PetroChina Company Limited (PTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 23, 2014

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PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 23, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $2.52942 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -3.89% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $119.88, the dividend yield is 8.44%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PTR was $119.88, representing a -5.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $126.41 and a 26.52% increase over the 52 week low of $94.75.

PTR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ) and ENI S.p.A. ( E ). PTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $11.36. Zacks Investment Research reports PTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.5%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.


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

Interested in gaining exposure to PTR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PTR as a top-10 holding:

  • BLDRS Asia 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRA with an decrease of -4.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PTR at 1.88%.



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.




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Referenced Stocks: PTR , TOT , E , ADRA

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