SM Energy Company (SM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 24, 2013

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SM Energy Company ( SM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that SM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SM was $60.02, representing a -12.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.77 and a 52.18% increase over the 52 week low of $39.44.

SM is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). SM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.84. Zacks Investment Research reports SM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 91.51%, compared to an industry average of -3.6%.

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

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

  • EGShares Consumer Services GEMS ETF ( VGEM )
  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • iShares MSCI Philippines Investable Market Index Fund ( EPHE )
  • SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Product ( XOP )
  • PowerShares DWA Emerging Market Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PIE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EPHE with an increase of 26.35% over the last 100 days. VGEM has the highest percent weighting of SM at 4.29%.



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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