Tesoro Petroleum Corporation (TSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013


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Tesoro Petroleum Corporation ( TSO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TSO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of TSO was $53.28, representing a -4.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.58 and a 156.52% increase over the 52 week low of $20.77.

TSO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). TSO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.25. Zacks Investment Research reports TSO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.96%, compared to an industry average of 26.7%.

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

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

  • IQ Global Oil Small Cap ETF ( IOIL )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
  • SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Product ( XOP )
  • Guggenheim Insider ETF ( NFO )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IOIL with an increase of 21.79% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TSO at 9.32%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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