Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 08, 2017

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 08, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.77 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 16, 2018. Shareholders who purchased OXY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.32% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $69.27, the dividend yield is 4.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OXY was $69.27, representing a -5.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.51 and a 21.1% increase over the 52 week low of $57.20.

OXY is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). OXY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.7. Zacks Investment Research reports OXY's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 175.08%, compared to an industry average of 33.6%.

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

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

  • Principal Exchange-Traded Funds Principal EDGE Active Income E ( YLD )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF ( JHME )
  • iShares U.S. Energy ETF ( IYE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 12.83% over the last 100 days. YLD has the highest percent weighting of OXY at 66.61%.

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