Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 23, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 07, 2019. Shareholders who purchased COG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of COG was $25.62, representing a -10.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.78 and a 22.32% increase over the 52 week low of $20.95.
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 $.53. Zacks Investment Research reports COG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 135.42%, compared to an industry average of 25.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to COG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have COG as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Natural Gas ETF ( FCG )
- Invesco Zacks International Multi-Asset Income ETF ( HGI )
- Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD )
- Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index ETF ( FNDA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is HGI with an decrease of -7.46% over the last 100 days. FCG has the highest percent weighting of COG at 6.08%.
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