ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 31, 2013
ONEOK, Inc. ( OKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OKE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.15% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $57.38, the dividend yield is 2.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OKE was $57.38, representing a -0.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.39 and a 45.67% increase over the 52 week low of $39.39.
OKE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). OKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.38. Zacks Investment Research reports OKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.85%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to OKE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OKE as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 3.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OKE at 3.08%.