PetroChina Company Limited (PTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013

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PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $2.631793 per share Shareholders who purchased PTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 24.12% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $108.8, the dividend yield is 9.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PTR was $108.8, representing a -25.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $146.68 and a 9.59% increase over the 52 week low of $99.28.

PTR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ) and CNOOC Limited ( CEO ). PTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.43. Zacks Investment Research reports PTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.58%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.


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:

  • First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund ( FNI )
  • Guggenheim BRIC ETF ( EEB )
  • BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRE )
  • PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio ( PGJ )
  • BLDRS Asia 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PGJ with an increase of 33.44% over the last 100 days. FNI has the highest percent weighting of PTR at 3.98%.



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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