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Halliburton Company (HAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Halliburton Company ( HAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HAL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.9, the dividend yield is 1.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HAL was $48.9, representing a -0.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.37 and a 63.93% increase over the 52 week low of $29.83.
HAL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Oceaneering International, Inc. ( OII ). HAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports HAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.37%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HAL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HAL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of 8.31% over the last 100 days. PXJ has the highest percent weighting of HAL at 5.18%.