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Halliburton Company (HAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2012

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 11/30/2012 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: HAL;IEZ;OII;PSP;PXJ;SLB;XES;XLE

Halliburton Company ( HAL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 04, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased HAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that HAL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $32.92, the dividend yield is 1.09%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HAL was $32.92, representing a -16% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.19 and a 25.27% increase over the 52 week low of $26.28.

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 $3.1. Zacks Investment Research reports HAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -11.33%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 9.13% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent weighting of HAL at 9.27%.