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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 02, 2013

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $75.82, the dividend yield is .21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of COG was $75.82, representing a -2.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.07 and a 91.66% increase over the 52 week low of $39.56.

COG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). COG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports COG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 129.82%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.

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

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

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

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT )
  • Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares ( GASL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VOT with an increase of 8.33% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of COG at 3.7%.

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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