Arch Coal, Inc. (ARCH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2018

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Arch Coal, Inc. ( ARCH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ARCH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $80.61, the dividend yield is 1.98%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARCH was $80.61, representing a -21.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $102.61 and a 34.06% increase over the 52 week low of $60.13.

ARCH is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and Peabody Energy Corporation ( BTU ). ARCH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.69. Zacks Investment Research reports ARCH's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -19.89%, compared to an industry average of 15.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ARCH Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an decrease of -2.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ARCH at 3.75%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ARCH , BBL , BTU , XME

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