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Baytex Energy Corp (BTE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Baytex Energy Corp ( BTE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2138 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BTE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.39% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $41.41, the dividend yield is 6.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BTE was $41.41, representing a -16.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.32 and a 19.3% increase over the 52 week low of $34.71.
BTE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). BTE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.83. Zacks Investment Research reports BTE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.08%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.