Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ( ARLP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.1525 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARLP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.99% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $75.1, the dividend yield is 6.14%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ARLP was $75.1, representing a -4.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.50 and a 43.84% increase over the 52 week low of $52.21.
ARLP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and CONSOL Energy Inc. ( CNX ). ARLP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.67. Zacks Investment Research reports ARLP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.37%, compared to an industry average of -16.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ARLP Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to ARLP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ARLP as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Coal ETF ( KOL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KOL with an decrease of -23.92% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ARLP at 3.56%.
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