Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 23, 2018. Shareholders who purchased COG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that COG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.54, the dividend yield is 1.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of COG was $23.54, representing a -20.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.57 and a 8.43% increase over the 52 week low of $21.71.
COG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). COG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.29. Zacks Investment Research reports COG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 111.72%, compared to an industry average of 17.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to COG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have COG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust ( ERGF )
- SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF ( NANR )
- iShares Global Energy ETF ( IXC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IXC with an increase of 10.8% over the last 100 days. ERGF has the highest percent weighting of COG at 1.91%.
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