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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 11, 2013

Chesapeake Energy Corporation ( CHK ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0875 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CHK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that CHK has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CHK was $16.88, representing a -35.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.09 and a 26.73% increase over the 52 week low of $13.32.

CHK is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). CHK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.43. Zacks Investment Research reports CHK's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -82.88%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.

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

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

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

  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Inde ( IEO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of 4.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CHK at 2.89%.

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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