MarkWest Energy Partners, LP (MWE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 04, 2015

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MarkWest Energy Partners, LP ( MWE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 04, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.92 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 14, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MWE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.1% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $65.44, the dividend yield is 5.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MWE was $65.44, representing a -19% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.79 and a 21.1% increase over the 52 week low of $54.04.

MWE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). MWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.59. Zacks Investment Research reports MWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -24.2%, compared to an industry average of -9%.

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

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

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP )
  • Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Shares ( ZMLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an decrease of -7.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MWE at 7.22%.

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: PTR , TOT , AMLP , ZMLP

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