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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2013

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%.

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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