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EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 15, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
EOG Resources, Inc. ( EOG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EOG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EOG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of EOG was $163.46, representing a -13.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $188.30 and a 45.88% increase over the 52 week low of $112.05.
EOG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). EOG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.05. Zacks Investment Research reports EOG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 44.59%, compared to an industry average of -4.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EOG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EOG as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 10.83% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of EOG at 8.37%.