Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2013

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Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ) 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 year.

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 ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). 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 dates, visit the PBR Dividend History page.

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 ( OGEM )
  • Guggenheim BRIC ETF ( EEB )
  • SPDR S&P BRIC 40 ( BIK )
  • EGShares GEMS Composite ETF ( AGEM )
  • BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRE ).

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%.



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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