Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that COG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $66.84, the dividend yield is .12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of COG was $66.84, representing a -6.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.39 and a 123.25% increase over the 52 week low of $29.94.
COG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). COG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.73. Zacks Investment Research reports COG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 114.91%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.
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:
- First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
- Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 16.32% over the last 100 days. FCG has the highest percent weighting of COG at 3.97%.
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