EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 15, 2013
EOG Resources, Inc. ( EOG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EOG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EOG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $178.99, the dividend yield is .42%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EOG was $178.99, representing a -1.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $180.95 and a 66.1% increase over the 52 week low of $107.76.
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 $3.67. Zacks Investment Research reports EOG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 37.62%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.
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 )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of 10.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EOG at 8.02%.