Cash Dividend On The Way From Hess

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/16/18, Hess Corp (Symbol: HES) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 3/29/18. As a percentage of HES's recent stock price of $48.59, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of Hess Corp to trade 0.51% lower - all else being equal - when HES shares open for trading on 3/16/18.


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HES is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HES shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Hess Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HES's low point in its 52 week range is $37.25 per share, with $55.48 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $48.72.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HES makes up 3.53% of the Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (Symbol: FRAK) which is trading lower by about 0.6% on the day Wednesday.

According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to HES, which trades under the symbol HES.PRA - more info » .

In Wednesday trading, Hess Corp shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.

Click here to learn which S.A.F.E. dividend stocks also have preferred shares that should be on your radar screen »

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: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: HES , FRAK

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