PetroChina Company Limited (PTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 24, 2013

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PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $2.1203 per share Shareholders who purchased PTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -11.67% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $124.14, the dividend yield is 6.83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PTR was $124.14, representing a -15.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $146.68 and a 6.7% increase over the 52 week low of $116.35.

PTR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). PTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.89. Zacks Investment Research reports PTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.63%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PTR Dividend History page.

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

  • RevenueShares ADR ( RTR )
  • Guggenheim BRIC ETF ( EEB )
  • First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund ( FNI )
  • BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNI with an increase of 7.3% over the last 100 days. RTR has the highest percent weighting of PTR at 4.76%.



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: ADRE , EEB , FNI , PBR , PTR , RTR , TOT

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