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Apache Corporation (APA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 18, 2013

Apache Corporation ( APA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased APA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.65% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $72.05, the dividend yield is 1.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of APA was $72.05, representing a -26.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $98.20 and a 2.17% increase over the 52 week low of $70.52.

APA is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). APA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.91. Zacks Investment Research reports APA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.96%, compared to an industry average of -2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the APA Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to APA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have APA as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Inde ( IEO )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of 15.69% over the last 100 days. IEO has the highest percent weighting of APA at 5.57%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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