Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ( APC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased APC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $102.21, the dividend yield is 1.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of APC was $102.21, representing a -2.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $104.84 and a 38.87% increase over the 52 week low of $73.60.
APC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). APC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$4.64. Zacks Investment Research reports APC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 30.75%, compared to an industry average of 16.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to APC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have APC as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
- iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
- First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of 18.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of APC at 8.98%.
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