Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company ( PXD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PXD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that PXD has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PXD was $122.73, representing a -8.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $133.68 and a 58.55% increase over the 52 week low of $77.41.

PXD is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). PXD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports PXD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.84%, compared to an industry average of .3%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Inde ( IEO )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Product ( XOP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEO with an increase of 18.86% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of PXD at 3.8%.



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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