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SM Energy Company (SM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 23, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
SM Energy Company ( SM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 26th quarter that SM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SM was $87, representing a -1.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.03 and a 92.27% increase over the 52 week low of $45.25.
SM is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). SM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.22. Zacks Investment Research reports SM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 214.77%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SM as a top-10 holding:
- EGShares Consumer Services GEMS Exchange Traded Fund (VGEM)
- iShares MSCI Philippines ETF ( EPHE )
- Guggenheim MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Weight ETF ( EWEM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VGEM with an increase of 18.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SM at 3.8%.