Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2704 per share Shareholders who purchased PBR stock
prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend
payment. This represents an 29.25% increase over the prior
The previous trading day's last sale of PBR was $18.03,
representing a -27.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.83 and
a 25.21% increase over the 52 week low of $14.40.
PBR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). PBR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports PBR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 42.61%, compared to an
industry average of -15.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to PBR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PBR as a top-10 holding:
- EGShares Energy GEMS ETF (
- Guggenheim BRIC ETF (
- SPDR S&P BRIC 40 (
- EGShares GEMS Composite ETF (
- BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is AGEM with an increase of
10.51% over the last 100 days. OGEM has the highest percent
weighting of PBR at 6.39%.