Western Refining, Inc. (WNR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 19, 2013


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Western Refining, Inc. ( WNR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WNR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 200% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $30, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WNR was $30, representing a -23.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.42 and a 75.13% increase over the 52 week low of $17.13.

WNR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). WNR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.58. Zacks Investment Research reports WNR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -10.71%, compared to an industry average of 15.4%.

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

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

  • IQ Global Oil Small Cap ETF ( IOIL )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund ( EES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IOIL with an increase of 23.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WNR at 2.98%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: CVX , EES , IOIL , PXE , WNR , XOM

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