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Noble Corporation (NE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 01, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Noble Corporation ( NE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 92.31% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $37.84, the dividend yield is 2.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NE was $37.84, representing a -10.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.34 and a 14.6% increase over the 52 week low of $33.02.
NE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). NE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.23. Zacks Investment Research reports NE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 39.57%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NE Dividend History page.
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The following ETF(s) have NE as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ )
- First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
- First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FAB ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FAB with an increase of 11.47% over the last 100 days. PXJ has the highest percent weighting of NE at 4.89%.